sitting Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sitting" in British English

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sittingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɪt.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈsɪt̬-/

sitting noun [C] (BE SEATED)

a ​period when a ​meal is ​served in a ​place like a ​hotel: When the ​hotel is ​full, ​dinner is ​served in two sittings. a ​periodspent by a ​model who is being ​painted, ​photographed, etc.: The ​portrait was ​finished after only three sittings.

sitting noun [C] (MEETING)

a ​meeting of a ​committee, ​court, etc.

sittingadjective

uk   /ˈsɪt.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈsɪt̬-/
existing or ​continuing at the ​presenttime: a sitting Member of Parliament
(Definition of sitting from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sittingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɪt̬·ɪŋ/
a ​limitedperiod of ​time during which you ​sit and do a ​particularactivity: I ​read the ​book in one sitting. It took several sittings for the ​artist to ​paint her ​portrait.
(Definition of sitting from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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