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"clothing" in British English

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clothingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkləʊ.ðɪŋ/  us   /ˈkloʊ-/ formal
B2 clothes, ​especiallyclothes of a ​particulartype or those ​worn in a ​particularsituation: You can only take three articles/​items of clothing into the ​changingroom. Protective clothing must be ​worn.
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(Definition of clothing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clothing" in American English

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clothingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈkloʊ·ðɪŋ/
things you ​wear to ​coveryourbody; ​clothes: The ​boys must ​wearheavy clothing in ​winter.
(Definition of clothing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"clothing" in Business English

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clothingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈkləʊðɪŋ/
clothes in ​general: The ​storesells women's clothing. a piece/​item/​article of clothing
clothes of a particular ​type, especially of a ​type made to ​protect the wearer against cold, ​heat, water, or ​machinery: warm clothing Protective clothing must be worn.
(Definition of clothing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clothing”
in Arabic لِباس…
in Korean 옷…
in Portuguese vestuário…
in Catalan roba…
in Japanese 衣類…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣服, (尤指某种用途的)服装…
in Turkish giyecek…
in Russian одежда…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣服, (尤指某種用途的)服裝…
in Italian vestiario, abbigliamento…
in Polish odzież…
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