dress code Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"dress code" in British English

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dress codenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
UK an ​accepted way of ​dressing for a ​particularoccasion or in a ​particularsocialgroup: Most ​evenings there's a ​party and the ​dresscode is ​strict - ​blacktie only. US a set of ​rules for what you can ​wear: My ​school had a very ​strictdresscode.
(Definition of dress code from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dress code" in American English

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dress codenoun [C]

 /ˈdres ˌkoʊd/
a set of ​rules about ​clothing and ​appearance in a ​school or ​place of ​work: The school’s dress code does not ​permit anyone to ​wearjeans.
(Definition of dress code from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"dress code" in Business English

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dress codenoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   WORKPLACE
an ​accepted way of dressing for a particular occasion or in a particular ​situation: the company's ​dresscode
(Definition of dress code from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dress code”
in Chinese (Simplified) 着装规范,穿着要求, 着装规定…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣著規範,穿著要求, 穿著規定…
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