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Supplier

A company that provides goods or services to another company. These goods or services may be used to make a different good or service (which is then sold to customers). Alternately, the supplier may provide retail goods or services that a company simply re-sells.

supplier

a producer or distributor of a GOOD or SERVICE. See also INTERNAL SUPPLIER.

supplier

see FIRM.
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undertaken at the door of the house, the suppliant sitting on sacred
Chapter 7 ("Staging Suppliant Women') raises similar questions about organizational rationale.
153-54), presenting himself as an abject suppliant.
At the same time Ion himself, by making a move to kill Creusa, a suppliant at the god's altar, now threatens to pollute the very temple he was busy purifying earlier.
How did Italian communists go from being protagonists of progress and principles to suppliants of globalisation?
He was nominated for a best newcomer award for his lead role in fringe production Suppliants, has worked on BBC 2 drama Brothers And Sisters and co-stars with All Saint's singer Melanie Blatt in forthcoming FilmFour movie Dog Eat Dog.
This new manner of receiving visa suppliants can all too easily provoke the conclusion that the British Consulate is governed by a predetermined negativism.
As Democrats pointed out, "This has ever been the practice of Illinois whigery--overbearing tyrants when in the majority, and cringing suppliants in the minority.
66) The Plataeans make all the `tragic' appeals: to the rights of suppliants, to the graves of ancestors, and to the altars of gods (3.
Over the last 3,000 years we've improved upon the old ways of broiling the meats and arranging their display and distribution to the suppliants crowding around the blood.
Instead of studying how "real people" look for information and constructing their interfaces to accommodate those patterns, they treat end users as suppliants who will simply have to learn to ask proper questions in a proper manner, before they can get what passes for answers.
9) Accordingly, not only were a biblical precedent and the contemporary administration of justice presented to the view of potential suppliants and officers of the court, but the very principle of Justice could be seen by the Ragusan citizenry as having taken possession of the city hall.