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1    a series of items intended to be used together; set  
2    a number of connected rooms in a hotel forming one living unit  
the presidential suite     
3    a matching set of furniture, esp. of two armchairs and a settee  
4    a number of attendants or followers  
5      (Music)  
a    an instrumental composition consisting of several movements in the same key based on or derived from dance rhythms, esp. in the baroque period  
b    an instrumental composition in several movements less closely connected than a sonata  
c    a piece of music containing movements based on or extracted from music already used in an opera, ballet, play, etc.  
     (C17: from French, from Old French sieute; see suit)  

en suite     (French)  
      adv   as part of a set; forming a unit  
a hotel room with bathroom en suite     
     (C19: literally: in sequence)  
hospitality suite  
      n   a room or suite, as at a conference, where free drinks are offered  
tout de suite     (French)  
      adv   at once; immediately  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    apartment, collection, furniture, rooms, series, set  
2    attendants, entourage, escort, followers, retainers, retinue, train  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
suite of the pointed first letters of the name of an organisation. eg B.O.A.C. , B.B.C., N.A.T.O., N.A.S.A..
When the "sigle" can be read like a simple word, it becomes an "acronym" : Nato, Nasa, Faq, B.B.C. is just a "sigle"
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