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noun uniform pronunciation in American English /ˈjunɪˌfɔrm/
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singularuniform
pluraluniforms
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a set of clothes that you wear to show that you are part of a particular organization or school
    He was still wearing his school uniform.
    a police uniform
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  2. 2
    [countable] the type of clothes that a particular person usually wears
    Most of the kids were wearing the standard student uniform of jeans and black T-shirt.
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