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attire

noun [U] uk   /əˈtaɪər/ us    /-ˈtaɪr/ formal
clothes, especially of a particular or formal type: I hardly think jeans are appropriate attire for a wedding.Clothing - general words
attired
adjective [after verb] uk   /əˈtaɪəd/ us    /-ˈtaɪrd/
She was attired from head to foot in black.Wearing clothes
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