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verb [transitive]     suit pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlesuiting
past tensesuited
past participlesuited
  1. 1
    to be convenient or suitable for someone

    The after-school programme suits the needs of most of the children.

    It’s important to find a form of exercise that suits your lifestyle.

    I work part-time, which suits me fine.

  2. 2
    if a style or something that you wear suits you, it makes you look good

    Dark colours suit her best.

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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