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provider

noun [C]
 
 
/prəˈvaɪdər/
a company or organization that sells a particular type of product or service: provider of sth The energy group is the biggest provider of wind farms in the UK.the leading/largest/biggest provider (of sth) The French firm is one of the leading providers of outdoor advertising space. a healthcare/energy/telecoms provider a mortgage/insurance/pension provider
( also internet service provider, also service provider) INTERNET, IT a company that provides internet connections and services: They are the largest cable-based provider outside the US with 300,000 subscribers. a broadband/internet/online provider
Translations of “provider”
in Korean 제공자, 제공 기관…
in Arabic مُتعَهّد, مُزوّد…
in Portuguese provedor, -ora…
in Catalan proveïdor, -a…
in Japanese 供給者, プロバイダー…
in Italian fornitore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 供應者,供應商…
in Chinese (Simplified) 供应者,供应商…
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