civilian clothes


civilian clothes
n. clothes worn by people who are not in the military or police force; ordinary clothes

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • civilian clothes — 1. everyday or ordinary clothing, as distinguished from a military uniform. 2. Informal. ordinary clothing as distinguished from a uniform, clerical garb, or work clothes. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • civilian clothes — 1. everyday or ordinary clothing, as distinguished from a military uniform. 2. Informal. ordinary clothing as distinguished from a uniform, clerical garb, or work clothes. [1885 90] …   Useful english dictionary

  • clothes — n. 1) to change; put on; take off; wear clothes 2) to launder, wash clothes 3) night; summer; swaddling; winter clothes 4) new; old clothes 5) civilian clothes 6) in clothes (the soldier was in civilian clothes) * * * [kləʊ(ð)z] old clothes put… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • civilian — [[t]sɪvɪ̱liən[/t]] ♦♦♦ civilians 1) N COUNT In a military situation, a civilian is anyone who is not a member of the armed forces. The safety of civilians caught up in the fighting must be guaranteed. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n In a military situation,… …   English dictionary

  • civilian */ — I UK [səˈvɪlɪən] / US [sɪˈvɪljən] noun [countable] Word forms civilian : singular civilian plural civilians someone who does not belong to the armed forces or the police Over 700 civilians died as a direct result of the bombings. II UK… …   English dictionary

  • civilian — ci|vil|ian1 [ sı vıliən ] noun count * someone who does not belong to the military or the police: Over 700 civilians died as a direct result of the bombings. civilian ci|vil|ian 2 [ sı vıliən ] adjective only before noun * relating to civilians:… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Civilian Public Service — The Civilian Public Service (CPS) provided conscientious objectors in the United States an alternative to military service during World War II. From 1941 to 1947, nearly 12,000 draftees, willing to serve their country in some capacity but… …   Wikipedia

  • clothes — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ beautiful, elegant, fancy, fine, lovely, nice, pretty ▪ cheap, expensive ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • civilian clothing — noun ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc. • Syn: ↑civilian dress, ↑civilian garb, ↑plain clothes • Hypernyms: ↑clothing, ↑article of clothing, ↑vesture, ↑wear, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • civilian dress — noun ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc. • Syn: ↑civilian clothing, ↑civilian garb, ↑plain clothes • Hypernyms: ↑clothing, ↑article of clothing, ↑vesture, ↑wear, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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