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noun costume pronunciation in British English /ˈkɒstjuːm/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] clothes that performers wear in a play, film etc
    The costumes, sets, and acting are all superb.
    a costume designer
  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] clothes that are typical of a particular place or of a period in history
    dancers in traditional costumes
    They were all dressed in 18th-century costume.
  3. 4
    [countable] British a swimming costume


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