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catch

1. a game in which a ball is thrown from one player to another
2. Cricket the catching of a ball struck by a batsman before it touches the ground, resulting in him being out
3. Music a type of round popular in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, having a humorous text that is often indecent or bawdy and hard to articulate

catch

[kach]
(design engineering)
A device used for fastening a door or gate and usually operated manually from only one side, for example, a latch.

catch

A device for fastening a door or gate; usually opened manually from one side only.
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A spokesperson said: "Like all North East Combined Authority (NECA) leaders, Coun Forbes has regular catch ups with the managing director for transport operations at Nexus, Tobyn Hughes, at which Metro performance is raised.
We recently expanded our Gosforth office, which included introducing new breakout areas for informal meetings or catch ups, as well as a pool table and new communal kitchen areas.
Coffee lovers have plenty to look forward to with more cafes opening for a causal catch ups with friends or hosting business meetings.