button-down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"button-down" in American English

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button-downadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈbʌt·ənˌdɑʊn/
(of a ​shirt) having a ​collar that has the ​pointedendsfastened to the ​shirt by ​buttons
(Definition of button-down from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"button-down" in Business English

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button-downadjective

uk   us   (also buttoned-down)
having a traditional or ​formalstyle: He took a button-down ​job as an ​optionstrader on the ​floor of the ​stockexchange. How well will his laid-back ​attitudefit with the more button-down ​style of a large ​corporation, where coats and ​ties are the ​rule?
(Definition of button-down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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