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Definition of suite noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  1. 1a set of rooms, especially in a hotel a hotel/private/honeymoon suite a suite of rooms/offices see also en suite Wordfinderaccommodation, book, full board, holiday, hotel, reception, reservation, room service, suite, vacancy See related entries: Holiday accommodation, Staying in a hotel
  2. 2 a set of matching pieces of furniture a bathroom/bedroom suite (British English) a three-piece suite with two armchairs and a sofa
  3. 3 a piece of music made up of three or more related parts, for example pieces from an opera Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite See related entries: Pieces of music
  4. 4 (computing) a set of related computer programs a suite of software development tools See related entries: Computer software
  5. Word Origin late 17th cent.: from French, from Anglo-Norman French siwte, from a feminine past participle of a Romance verb based on Latin sequi ‘follow’.Extra examples We bought a three-piece suite for the living room. We’re having a new bathroom suite put in. a family suite of two interconnecting rooms a three-piece lounge suite a video editing suite She booked a hotel suite overlooking Central Park. The science centre is located in a suite of offices on the third floor.
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