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Meaning of “kit” in the English Dictionary

"kit" in British English

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kitnoun

uk   us   /kɪt/
B1 [C] a set of things, such as ​tools or ​clothes, used for a ​particularpurpose or ​activity: a first-aid/​tool kit a pregnancy-testing kit [C] a set of ​partssoldready to be put together: He's making a ​modelcar from a kit.A2 [U] mainly UK the ​particularclothingworn by a ​sportsteam, or the ​particularclothing and ​smallpieces of ​equipmentworn and used by ​people such as ​soldiers and ​sailors: football kit

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  • I ​bought a new ​cyclerepair kit.
  • We didn't have ​oursports kit with us.
  • Where is the first-aid kit?
  • My Mum ​washes my ​rugby kit for me.
  • Luckily, she had her doctor's kit with her.
(Definition of kit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"kit" in American English

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kitnoun [C]

 us   /kɪt/
a set of things, such as ​tools or ​equipment, used for a ​particularpurpose or ​activity: We ​keep a first-aid kit in the ​office for ​emergencies. A kit is also a set of ​partssoldready to be put together: a ​modelairplane kit
(Definition of kit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"kit" in Business English

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kitnoun [C]

uk   us   /kɪt/
a set of things that is used for a particular ​purpose or ​activity: We have a first-aid kitavailable in every ​office. information kit a ​digital photography starter kit
a set of ​partssoldready to be put together and made into something: Steel-framed ​buildings can be ​supplied in kit ​form.
(Definition of kit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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