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ca·ter

 (kā′tər)
v. ca·tered, ca·ter·ing, ca·ters
v.intr.
1. To provide food or entertainment.
2. To be particularly attentive or solicitous; minister: The nurses catered to my every need. The legislation catered to various special interest groups.
v.tr.
1. To provide food service for: a business that caters banquets and weddings.
2. To attend to the wants or needs of.

[From obsolete cater, a buyer of provisions, from Middle English catour, short for acatour, from Norman French, from acater, to buy, from Vulgar Latin *accaptāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin captāre, to chase; see catch.]

ca′ter·er n.

catering

(ˈkeɪtərɪŋ)
n
1. (Cookery) the trade of a professional caterer
2. (Cookery) the food, etc, provided at a function by a caterer
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.catering - providing food and servicescatering - providing food and services    
job, line of work, occupation, business, line - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
Translations
cateringové službyzásobování
catering
pitopalvelu
opskrbljivanje hranom
élelmezés
veitingaòjónusta
ケータリング
케이터링
catering
การจัดอาหาร
cateringikram hizmetiyemek/yiyecek sağlama
việc cung cấp thực phẩm

catering

[ˈkeɪtərɪŋ]
A. Nservicio m de comidas
a career in cateringuna carrera en la hostelería
who did the catering?¿quién se encargó del servicio de comidas?
B. CPD catering company Nempresa f de hostelería
catering industry, catering trade Nhostelería f, restauración f

catering

[ˈkeɪtərɪŋ] n (= provision of food) → restauration f
to do the catering for sth [+ function] → préparer des repas pour qch catering collegecatering college nécole f de cuisine

catering

nVersorgung fmit Speisen und Getränken (→ for +gen); (= trade)Gastronomie f; who’s doing the catering?wer liefert das Essen und die Getränke?; catering servicePartyservice m; catering trade(Hotel- und) Gaststättengewerbe nt

catering

[ˈkeɪtrɪŋ] ncatering m inv, ristorazione f (collettiva)

cater

(ˈkeitə) verb
1. to provide food etc. We cater for all types of functions.
2. to supply what is needed. We cater for all educational needs.
ˈcaterer noun
ˈcatering noun

catering

تَوْرِيدُ الطَّعَام cateringové služby catering Catering κέιτερινγκ catering, servicio de comidas y bebidas pitopalvelu restauration opskrbljivanje hranom ristorazione ケータリング 케이터링 catering bevertning katering catering, serviço de bufê ресторанное обслуживание catering การจัดอาหาร catering việc cung cấp thực phẩm 饮食业
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Show the management that such turns are unpopular, and in a day, in an instant, the management will cease catering such turns to its audiences.
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In a highly polished country, where so much genius is monthly employed in catering for public amusement, a fresh topic, such as he had himself had the happiness to light upon, is the untasted spring of the desert;
For most caterings Sal's New York Grill and Catering provides buffet-style dining, but can provide buffet table, seated table, or hand-passed butler service.
First up was Essentially Catering Leg of Lamb which was awarded the best catering meat product award; Essentially Caterings reduced salt and sugar baked beans followed up with a win in the ambient catering category while Best-ins Rich Tomato Ketchup received the top prize in the Local Shop Sauces category.