Definitions

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  • noun The business of providing food and related services.
  • verb Present participle of cater.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun providing food and services

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Later works did even better in catering to both audiences.

    SF Signal Interviews Robert J. Sawyer

  • And publishers seem more interested in catering to adults than the end user - the child who should be learning to read for pleasure (rather than to please a parent or teacher).

    Debating Black Books

  • Last year it bought Cambridge Foods, a price-competitive supermarket chain catering to the millions of poorer South Africans who have to commute to their jobs from townships and villages.

    Wal-Mart Checks Out a New Continent

  • The staggering weekend success of "New Moon" and the "Twilight" phenomenon overall both point to the value in catering event films to a wider market of viewers.

    ‘New Moon’ Weekend Two Projections, And What That Means For ‘Eclipse’ And Beyond » MTV Movies Blog

  • But we can make a start by calling attention to the politicians who systematically make things worse in catering to their contributors.

    greed

  • But we can make a start by calling attention to the politicians who systematically make things worse in catering to their contributors.

    Paul Krugman: Losing our Country

  • But we can make a start by calling attention to the politicians who systematically make things worse in catering to their contributors.

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  • They find some people engaged in catering to tourists are more concerned with Americanizing Canada than they are with maintaining the Canadian, yes, and the British atmosphere of this great country.

    Canada's Tourist Industry

  • New Yorkers had outdone themselves in catering for the amusement of their guests.

    Hagar's Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice

  • Johnson's rap offering was posted last February on the MySpace page of Hood Certified Entertainment, a record label catering to a particular slice of the hip-hop market.

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  • Mmmmm, curried cats.

    January 11, 2010

  • HAR!

    January 11, 2010