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"outfit" in British English

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uk   /ˈaʊt.fɪt/  us   /ˈaʊt.fɪt/

outfitverb [T often passive]

uk   /ˈaʊt.fɪt/  us   /ˈaʊt.fɪt/ (present participle outfitting, past tense and past participle outfitted)
(Definition of outfit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"outfit" in American English

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outfitnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑʊtˌfɪt/
  • outfit noun [C] (CLOTHES)

a set of ​clothesworn for a ​particularoccasion or ​activity: Susan ​wore a ​black outfit.
An outfit is also a set of ​equipment for a ​particularpurpose: She got a ​completeski outfit as a ​gift from her ​parents.
  • outfit noun [C] (ORGANIZATION)

an ​organization or ​group: Our ​companymerged with another ​consulting outfit.

outfitverb [T]

 us   /ˈɑʊtˌfɪt/
  • outfit verb [T] (PROVIDE THINGS)

to ​provide someone with ​clothes or other ​equipment: I ​found a ​place that can outfit us for the ​canoetrip.
(Definition of outfit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"outfit" in Business English

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outfitnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈaʊtfɪt/
a set of clothes worn for a particular occasion or ​activity: You should ​bring at least one ​extra outfit to the ​conference. Give some ​consideration to what outfit to ​wear for the ​interview. Our ​receptionstaff all ​wearmatching outfits.
informal an ​organization, ​company, etc.: He has recently set up his own ​research outfit, which has as yet no ​name.

outfitverb [T ]

uk   us   /ˈaʊtfɪt/ (-tt)
to ​provide someone or something with ​equipment or clothes: The ​awardprovidesfunds to outfit ​labs and ​pay for other ​start-upexpenses.outfit sb/sth with sth The ​vehicles have been outfitted with ​messageboards.
(Definition of outfit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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