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A person who supplies furniture.
- ‘Son of the court furnisher, he was educated at the Jesuit Collège de Clermont, but at the age of 21 abandoned his commercial prospects in order to found a professional theatre.’
- ‘Sought after not only by collectors of early music machines, gramophones like this sell well to interior decorators and furnishers looking for a centrepiece for a period interior.’
- ‘The websites also provide practical advice on buying a home as well as offering connections to a range of other services, from solicitors to contractors to furnishers.’
- ‘Bold oranges, pinks and greens - but not chartreuse - are the hot hues among today's young home furnishers.’
- ‘The minister suggested there was wide potential for a single or several, saying these might include insurance companies, household furnishers or home heat providers.’
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