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noun [countable] suit pronunciation in American English /sut/
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  1. 1
    a set of clothes made from the same cloth, usually a jacket with pants or a skirt
    Mitchell wore a suit and tie to the Christmas party.
    a double-breasted/pin-striped suit
  2. 2
    a claim or complaint that someone makes in a court of law
    an alimony suit
    file/bring a suit (against): The family filed a suit against the hospital for negligence.



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