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cocktail dressnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒk.teɪl ˌdres/ us   /ˈkɑːk.teɪl ˌdres/
a dress worn for a special social occasion in the evening, such as a party or dance
(Definition of cocktail dress from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cocktail dressnoun [C]

us   /ˈkɑk·teɪl ˌdres/
a stylish dress suitable for an evening party
(Definition of cocktail dress from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cocktail dress”
in Chinese (Simplified) (正式场合穿的)晚礼服…
in Chinese (Traditional) (正式場合穿的)晚禮服…
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