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apparatus

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˌæpərˈeɪtəs/ US  /ˌæpəˈrætəs/ (plural apparatus, apparatuses)
a set of equipment or tools used for a particular purpose: The diver wore breathing apparatus.Things needed for a task
(Definition of apparatus from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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