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English definition of “clothing”

clothing

noun [U] uk   /ˈkləʊ.ðɪŋ/ us    /ˈkloʊ-/ formal
B2 clothes, especially clothes of a particular type or those worn in a particular situation: You can only take three articles/items of clothing into the changing room. Protective clothing must be worn.Clothing - general words
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