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uniform

noun [C/U]  /ˈju·nəˌfɔrm/ us  

uniform noun [C/U] (CLOTHES)

a special set of clothes worn by people belonging to an organization to show others that they are members of it: [U] soldiers in uniform
uniformed
adjective [not gradable]  /ˈju·nəˌfɔrmd/ us  
Only uniformed personnel are permitted to enter this building.

uniform

adjective  /ˈju·nəˌfɔrm/ us  

uniform adjective (SAME)

the same; not varying or different in any way: The laws for adopting a child are not uniform among the states. physics Uniform means not changing in speed or power; constant .
uniformity
noun [U]  /ˌju·nəˈfɔr·mɪ·t̬i/ us  
uniformly
adverb  /ˈju·nəˌfɔrm·li/ us  
Critics were uniformly enthusiastic.
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