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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsuitsuit1 /suːt, sjuːt $ suːt/ ●●● S2 W3 noun [countable]  1 businessman.jpg clothesDCC a set of clothes made of the same material, usually including a jacket with trousers or a skirt a grey lightweight suit a business suit a tweed suit She was wearing a black trouser suit. morning suit2 bathing/jogging etc suit3 lawSCL a problem or complaint that a person or company brings to a court of law to be settled syn lawsuit Johnson has filed suit against her. a civil suit4 office worker informal a man, especially a manager, who works in an office and who has to wear a suit when he is at work I bought myself a mobile phone and joined the other suits on the train to the City.5 cardsDGC one of the four types of cards in a set of playing cards6 somebody’s strong suit in your birthday suit at birthday(3), → follow suit at follow(14)
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suitAn author who does not register a copyright will not be able to maintain a suit against anyone who makes unauthorized copies.There is a range of 12 sizes, meaning there's a suit to accurately fit almost everyone.She wore a black suit for the interview.Bob was wearing a business suit.The restaurant seemed to be filled with men in grey suits.The Food Lion suit has been closely watched because hidden-camera reports have become a popular staple of network newsmagazine shows.The father's suit didn't fit.Sophiatown itself-erased by the brutal apparatchiks of apartheid in 1955-is as much the protagonist as the suit.He lay around all afternoon in his brown tweed suit, and even pulled a button off the jacket.Vince was dressed in a blue wool suit.filed suitMicrosoft Corp. has filed suit against a Houston computer manufacturer as part of a nationwide crackdown on software piracy.Larkin has filed suit against the corporation.Jackson never has filed suit seeking to establish paternity, Brokaw said.Her lawyer, C.. Fred Welensky of Boston, withdrew those when he filed suit.But it filed suit, it picketed, it gave food to the hungry.The bank said it discovered the wrongdoing last May and later filed suit against him.Stockholders filed suit against First National Entertainment in 1993, alleging that the company had misled them by issuing inflated revenue projections.