Definition of supplier in US English:

supplier

noun

  • A person or organization that provides something needed such as a product or service.

    ‘every major energy supplier upped their prices’
    ‘the company has to pay suppliers within 90 days of purchase’
    ‘suppliers of healthcare’
    • ‘Mexico also is a large supplier to U.S. markets.’
    • ‘The company is a major supplier of pre-packaged meats to supermarkets.’
    • ‘Three major UK gas suppliers have already raised prices.’
    • ‘The chef had to track down organic suppliers for all her ingredients.’
    • ‘Peru has become the dominant asparagus supplier from September through December.’

Pronunciation

supplier

/səˈplī(ə)r//səˈplaɪ(ə)r/