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Everyone collapsed in fits of laughter.
Julie suddenly got a fit of the giggles.
When his sneezing fit was over, Milton resumed lecturing.
When buying a rucksack, it is important to get a good fit.
You can adjust the width of the boot to get a better fit.
The sofa will go in here but it's a tight fit.
This is the British English definition of fit. View American English definition of fit.
the part of a church where the priests and choir sit during a religious ceremony
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