Meaning of “clothes” in the English Dictionary

"clothes" in English

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clothesnoun [ plural ]

uk /kləʊðz/ us /kloʊðz/

A1 things such as dresses and trousers that you wear to cover, protect, or decorate your body:

She usually wears smart/casual clothes.
I'm just putting my clothes on.
Take your clothes off and get in the bath.
designer clothes
a clothes shop

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(Definition of “clothes” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clothes" in American English

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clothesplural noun

us /kloʊz, kloʊðz/

things you wear to cover your body and keep you warm, to be comfortable, or for the way they make you look:

I’ve got all these clothes that I never wear.

(Definition of “clothes” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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We have to remember that, in this case, we are dealing with unprecedented volumes of trade in clothes, which are creating unforeseen circumstances.
I also share the fears of non-profit organisations as regards exporting certain forms of waste and, more specifically, exporting secondhand clothes.
The problem of the exploitation of children's and women's labour cannot, clearly, be exclusively associated with clothes, clothing textiles and footwear.
Let us consider allergic reactions and chemical substances - we are witnessing increasing numbers of consumers developing allergic reactions when wearing certain clothes or eating, smelling or inhaling certain products.
In my experience, the public is prepared to pay higher prices for clothes, housing, cars and travel than for actual food.
We will be sleeping with our clothes on so that we do not miss a single opportunity to reach a compromise.
Humanitarian aid - mainly medicines, water, sanitation and winter clothes - is planned to continue on a more selective basis, but at a level adequate to respond to real humanitarian needs.
European history has shown how extremist parties, dressed in democratic clothes and using populist and nationalist propaganda, have often led democracy to dictatorships.
The army left them there with nothing but the clothes on their backs, making no provision of any kind for their three days of enforced exile.