Definition of 'supplier'
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Graves also recruited a food supplier to make the meals. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The company is the last of the big five suppliers to still use doorstep selling. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some banks stopped trading oil with the company and suppliers asked to be paid in cash. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These are most often with prospective commercial partners or equipment suppliers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We are looking at liaising with the technology suppliers. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Food suppliers are likely to be squeezed further by competitive pressures in the retail sector. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is the second big supplier to increase its prices for the winter months. The Sun (2010)Forget designer sunglasses and buy glasses made with filters from reputable suppliers of astronomical equipment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)During this period big suppliers have put up prices. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One option is to turn away from the big six suppliers and examine what the new entrants have to offer. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are also some gains to be had from buying in quantity from one supplier if you are an international manufacturer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has been able to drive out the possibility of any vigorous challenge to the prominence of the big six energy suppliers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Within a given area, one supplier of telephone service must have exclusive rights. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)The key factor is location - proximity to doctors and food suppliers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)With only one supplier, the cost can be considerably higher. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This autumn the big six suppliers have raised their prices by an average of 9.1 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Britain's big six energy suppliers have denied any involvement. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To reduce costs, the first thing to do is to have one supplier for gas and electricity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Having no savings, he had to approach one of his suppliers and raise the capital through a sponsorship deal. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Suppliers will be free to use the remaining slots as they wish, though at least one is expected to be a green energy deal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our food suppliers are paid between 18 and 25 days after we receive their products. The Sun (2008)The practice of using different suppliers for equipment, ranging from weapons and medical scanners to light bulbs, adds to the bills. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A FOOD supplier withdrew thousands of burgers yesterday after tests showed they contained horse meat. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'supplier'
British English: supplier /səˈplaɪə/ NOUN
A supplier is a person or company that provides you with goods or equipment.
...one of the country's biggest food suppliers.
- American English: supplier
- Arabic: مُوَرِّد
- Brazilian Portuguese: fornecedor
- Chinese: 供应商
- Croatian: dobavljač
- Czech: dodavatel
- Danish: leverandør
- Dutch: leverancier
- European Spanish: proveedor
- Finnish: tavarantoimittaja
- French: fournisseur
- German: Lieferant
- Greek: προμηθευτής
- Italian: fornitore
- Japanese: 供給者
- Korean: 공급하는 사람
- Norwegian: leverandør
- Polish: dostawca
- European Portuguese: fornecedor
- Romanian: furnizor
- Russian: поставщик
- Spanish: proveedor
- Swedish: leverantör
- Thai: ผู้จัดหาสิ่งของให้
- Turkish: satıcı
- Ukrainian: постачальник
- Vietnamese: nhà cung cấp
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