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American English: /ˈfɪdɪŋ/
British English: /ˈfɪtɪŋ/

Translation of fitting in Spanish:


  • (conclusion/testimony)
    it is fitting that he should be buried there
    lo que corresponde es que se lo entierre allí
    Example sentences
    • Am I to take it that you think it is an appropriate, a proper, and a fitting situation that you judge it?
    • Armed with disposable cameras, students endeavoured to capture their views of the town and title each shot with an appropriate and fitting caption.
    • These were fitting and appropriate words to draw the public's attention to the contribution the Navy made to the ‘Great War’.


  • 1 (Clothing) 1.1 (trying on) 1.2
    (British English) (size — of clothes)
    (— of shoe)
    Example sentences
    • Apparently, Camilla had six outfit fittings and 10 hat fittings, and a final dress rehearsal before settling on the final dress.
    • If you give them your measurements in advance you ought to be okay - I've had both black and white tie from there without fittings and it's been okay.
    • Plus, who wants to book a bunch of wedding dress fittings between check-ups and upchucks?
  • 2 2.1 (accessory) 2.2
    also: fittings plural
    (especially British English) (Constr)
    accesorios (masculine plural)
    electrical fittings
    instalaciones (feminine plural) eléctricas
    bathroom fittings
    grifería (feminine) y accesorios (masculine plural) de baño
    Example sentences
    • The solid mahogany bar fittings and furniture and deep pile furnishings sets the tone of the club.
    • There was a massive kitchen at Dom's house with loads of matching wooden cupboards with brass fittings.
    • The choice is unlimited, ranging from marbles, bathroom fittings to furniture to wall paintings and even safe lockers, all of which make a distinct impression to the visitor.
    Example sentences
    • He also stated that he wanted a qualified electrician to remove a CCTV camera and some other fittings from the stud buildings.
    • It would be relatively easy for the new owner to remove these fittings and restore the room to a double bedroom.
    • English Heritage noted that many of the internal fittings had been removed and concluded the building was not one of architect William Trent's best buildings, and therefore it was not worth saving.

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