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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of cater.


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  • Transitioning away from what Team USA Minnesota runner Meghan Peyton called the "catered" lifestyle of collegiate athletics takes a certain degree of confidence to eschew job security for the thrill of competing professionally. rss feed

  • The groom's father "catered" it as a gift to us (he loves to cook) and made a beautiful buffet for the reception.

    Irish Artists of the Mid-1800's

  • None has mentioned getting cash, but they almost always get a bottle of Torres 10 or a "catered" meal (carnitas, e.g.) sent to the operating staff a day or so after the operation.

    Tips in the hospital

  • While Sports Illustrated staffers received a memo announcing the revocation of perks such as catered meetings and (gasp!) business-class air travel, Time staffers haven't heard anything similar.

    Double Super Secret Cost Cutting?

  • We avoided cities and larger towns, staying only in modest inns such as catered to couriers along the roads where the proprietors looked askance at my features and murmured speculation, but asked no ques­tions.

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  • And you know, my approach might be a little different, because you know, I'm a guy, versus a lot of the diets that seem to be kind of catered toward women.

    CNN Transcript Sep 15, 2002

  • "I just think we've always kind of catered to the horsemen, and they have, in response, really supported us."


  • By the end of the nineteenth century, every major business that catered to consumers was conducting market research surveys to find out what they wanted, then producing it as soon as they could.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Many of these establishments “catered to a particular black-white dyad, whether black men seeking white prostitutes or white men seeking black.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Fairfax researched other jurisdictions in the region but found that none provided a program that catered to parents and grandparents, said Evan Braff, a regional manager with the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services.

    Fairfax forms support group for families of soldiers in war zones


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