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

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dress down

phrasal verb with dress uk   us   /dres/ verb
If you ​dress down for an ​occasion, you ​intentionallywearinformalclothes of the ​type that will not ​attractattention: She always ​tried to ​dress down on her first ​date with a man.
(Definition of dress down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dress down" in Business English

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dress down

phrasal verb with dress uk   us   /dres/ verb
WORKPLACE to ​wear more informal clothes to ​work than you usually do: Staff have been told that they can ​dress down on Fridays.
(Definition of dress down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dress down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 穿着低调,穿着随意…
in Chinese (Traditional) 穿著低調,穿著隨意…
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