Meaning of “footwear” in the English Dictionary

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"footwear" in American English

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footwearnoun [ U ]

us /ˈfʊtˌweər/

shoes, boots, or other outer coverings for the feet

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

"footwear" in Business English

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footwearnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfʊtweər/ us COMMERCE

things such as shoes and boots that people wear on their feet:

Last month sales of clothes and footwear fell by a further 17%.
a footwear business/company
the footwear industry/market

(Definition of “footwear” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)