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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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cateringca‧ter‧ing /ˈkeɪtərɪŋ/ noun [uncountable]  DFthe activity of providing and serving food and drinks at parties, meetings etc for moneyself-catering Who did the catering?catering business/service etc
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cateringCatering A group of companies specialising in commercial catering and vending services.The restaurant also does take-out food and catering.Just nip round to the supermarket now and stock up on the latest in buffet catering.Chefs peak at summit Long hours and tough working conditions are often par for the course in catering.More than 275,000 recipe leaflets have been produced and mailed to key catering customers, giving eight new recipe ideas.The accommodation here is all self catering, and the apartments are fully equipped with cooker and fridge.Meals: Bed and breakfast or self catering.Rule 4 On day 6 everything must be repacked by some one who doesn't get involved with the catering.Roselyne also offers vegetarian catering - call.catering business/service etcAfter that came a stint in the ambulance service, while Jean worked for a catering business.Suddenly their healthy catering service was the one to have in Atlanta.A hospital spokesman said there was no move to privatise any sections of the catering service.The catering business itself is regulated by various Acts of Parliament which impose duties and standards of conduct that must be observed.No such satisfactory denouement came the way of the beleaguered train catering business.
From Longman Business Dictionarycateringca‧ter‧ing /ˈkeɪtərɪŋ/ noun [uncountable] the activity of providing food and drinks for organizations and events such as meetings and social occasionsHe works in the catering industry.The catering is done by outside contractors.
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