Definition Attire

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Definition

attire: clothes, clothing
noun
Attire is rarely preceded by an article:

The Pope requires that I wear formal attire whenever I visit the Vatican. I always wear my best suit.
On Fridays, the staff is allowed to wear casual attire. They can wear jeans and T-shirts if they like.

Pronunciation examples
UK: On Fridays, the staff are allowed to wear casual attire.
US: The Pope requires that I wear formal attire when I visit the Vatican.

Examples

  • "Well, the problem, err, the issue, is that every Friday, following work, my presence is required at a local accountancy club, where formal attire is preferred, so I have been, by default of course, excluded from participation in this pleasant inter-office ritual."
  • "Well, the problem, err, the issue, is that every Friday, following work, my presence is required at a local accountancy club, where formal attire is preferred, and so I have been, unfortunately, excluded from this pleasant ritual."

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