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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyfit out
he/she/itfits out
present participlefitting out
past tensefitted out or fit out
past participlefitted out or fit out
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  1. 1
    to put equipment into a room or building so that it can be used for a particular purpose
    They are fitting out new offices.
    fit something out with something: The kitchen has been fitted out with pine cupboards.
  2. 2
    to measure part of someones body in order to give them the right shoes or clothing
    fit someone out with something: We fitted them out with wet suits and surf boards.
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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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