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noun dress pronunciation in American English /dres/
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singulardress
pluraldresses
  1. 1
    [countable] a piece of clothing that covers a womans body and part of her legs
    a blue cotton dress
    I’d never seen her in a dress before.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the clothes that someone usually wears
    He has an unusual style of dress.
    1. a.
      the clothes that are typical of a particular place, time in history, or occasion
      The children were wearing traditional Norwegian dress.
      They performed the play in Victorian dress.

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