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furnishverb [T]

 us   /ˈfɜr·nɪʃ/
  • furnish verb [T] (ADD FURNITURE)

to put furniture in a place: They furnished their home with antiques.
  • furnish verb [T] (SUPPLY)

to supply or provide something needed: Jeanne’s catering company furnished all the food for the party.
(Definition of furnish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"furnish" in British English

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furnishverb [T]

uk   /ˈfɜː.nɪʃ/  us   /ˈfɝː.nɪʃ/
to put furniture in something: They've furnished the room very simply.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of furnish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"furnish" in Business English

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furnishverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈfɜːnɪʃ/ formal
to provide something: furnish information/details furnish sb with sth We aim to furnish our business customers with all their IP solutions.furnish sth to sb The fund may include information on its investment results in reports furnished to present or prospective shareholders.
PROPERTY to put furniture in an office, building, etc.: renovation and furnishing costs The apartment was sold fully furnished for $1.3 million.
(Definition of furnish from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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