self-catering

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adjective self-ca·ter·ing \ ˌself-ˈkā-tər-iŋ \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of self-catering

British
:provided with lodging and cooking facilities but not meals
  • self-catering holiday cottages

First Known Use of self-catering

1970


SELF-CATERING Defined for English Language Learners

self-catering

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Definition of self-catering for English Language Learners

  • : provided with equipment that allows you to cook your own food while you are on holiday


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