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"furnish" in British English

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furnishverb [T]

uk   /ˈfɜː.nɪʃ/  us   /ˈfɝː-/
to put ​furniture in something: They've furnished the ​room very ​simply.
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(Definition of furnish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"furnish" in American English

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furnishverb [T]

 us   /ˈfɜr·nɪʃ/
  • furnish verb [T] (ADD FURNITURE)

to put ​furniture in a ​place: They furnished ​theirhome with ​antiques.
  • furnish verb [T] (SUPPLY)

to ​supply or ​provide something ​needed: Jeanne’s ​cateringcompany furnished all the ​food for the ​party.
(Definition of furnish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"furnish" in Business English

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furnishverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈfɜːnɪʃ/ formal
to ​provide something: furnish ​information/details furnish sb with sth We ​aim to furnish our ​businesscustomers with all their IP ​solutions.furnish sth to sb The ​fund may ​includeinformation on its ​investmentresults in ​reports furnished to ​present or ​prospectiveshareholders.
PROPERTY to put furniture in an ​office, ​building, etc.: renovation and furnishing ​costs The ​apartment was ​sold fully furnished for $1.3 million.
(Definition of furnish from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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