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suit

verb [T]  us   /sut/

suit verb [T] (WORK WELL)

to be convenient or work well for someone or something: What time suits you best? The job of a salesman seems to suit him. To suit also means to make someone look more attractive: That new hairstyle really suits you – you look terrific.
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suit

noun [C]  us   /sut/

suit noun [C] (CLOTHES)

a set of clothes made of the same material and usually consisting of a jacket and pants or skirt A suit is also a set of clothes or a piece of clothing to be worn in a particular situation or for a particular activity: a bathing suit slang A suit is also someone in business, esp. when compared with an artist or ordinary worker: The network suits don’t care about the fans who show up at the ballpark.

suit noun [C] (LEGAL CASE)

a lawsuit : She brought a suit against the HMO for medical malpractice.

suit noun [C] (CARD TYPE)

any of the four types of cards in a set of playing cards, each having a different symbol printed on it: The four suits in a deck of cards are hearts, spades, clubs, and diamonds.
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