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n. A retinue or company of attendants, as of a distinguished personage; as, the suite of an ambassador. See Suit, n. A connected series or succession of objects; a number of things used or classed together; a set; as, a suite of rooms; a suite of minerals. A group of rooms in a hotel, rented as one unit. Usually contains a minimum of one bedroom, a sitting room, and bathroom. See Suit, n. (Mus.) One of the old musical forms, before the time of the more compact sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude. Some composers of the present day affect the suite form. Those persons, who by his authority, follow or attend an ambassador or other public minister. In general the suite of a minister are protected from arrest, and the inviolability of his person is communicated to those who form his suite.

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