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English definition of “seat”

seat

verb     /siːt/
seat yourself in/on/next to, etc to sit somewhere : I seated myself next to the fire .Sitting and standing
be seated B2 to be sitting down: The director was seated on his right .Sitting and standing used to politely ask a group of people to sit down: Would the people at the back please be seated.Sitting and standing
seat 4/12/200, etc If a building , room , or vehicle seats a particular number of people , that many people can sit in it: The new concert hall seats 1500 people .Including and containingComprising and consisting of
(Definition of seat verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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