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fittingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɪt̬·ɪŋ/
  • fitting noun [C] (CLOTHING)

an ​occasion when you ​try on ​clothing being made or ​adjusted: a fitting for a ​weddinggown

fittingadjective

 /ˈfɪt̬·ɪŋ/
  • fitting adjective (SUITABLE)

suitable or ​right for a ​particularsituation or ​occasion: a fitting ​tribute
(Definition of fitting from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"fitting" in British English

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fittingadjective

uk   /ˈfɪt.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈfɪt̬-/ formal

fittingnoun

uk   /ˈfɪt.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈfɪt̬-/
  • fitting noun (SMALL PART)

[C usually plural] a ​smallpart or thing: plumbing fittings electriclight fittings
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  • fitting noun (IN A HOUSE)

[C usually plural] UK (US furnishings) an ​object in a ​house, such as a ​cooker or a ​shelf, that is not ​permanentlyfixed, and can be either taken away or ​left when the ​people who ​live there ​move to another ​house: The ​houseprice, ​including fixtures and fittings, is £200,000.
(Definition of fitting from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fitting" in Business English

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fittingnoun [C, usually plural]

uk   us   /ˈfɪtɪŋ/
a ​smallpart for ​connecting one thing to another: The ​companymanufacturesplastic pipes and fittings. electrical/​plumbing fittings
UK PROPERTY an ​object or ​piece of ​equipment that is not permanently ​fixed inside a ​house that someone might take with them when they ​move to a new ​home: Many new homes ​includeextra fixtures and fittings in the ​purchaseprice. bathroom/kitchen fittings
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(Definition of fitting from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fitting”
in Arabic مُلائم…
in Korean 적절한…
in Portuguese apropriado, digno, adequado…
in Catalan just, oportú…
in Japanese ふさわしい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 适合(某情况或场合)的, 恰当的…
in Turkish uyan, uygun…
in Russian надлежащий, подходящий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 適合(某情況或場合)的, 恰當的…
in Italian appropriato…
in Polish adekwatny, właściwy…
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