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"overalls" in British English

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overallsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈəʊ.vər.ɔːlz/  us   /ˈoʊ.vɚ.ɑːlz/
UK (US coveralls) a piece of clothing that covers both the upper and lower parts of the body and is worn especially over other clothes to protect them: She put on some overalls and got out a tin of paint.
US (UK dungarees) a pair of trousers with an extra piece of cloth that covers the chest and is held in place by a strap over each shoulder
(Definition of overalls from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"overalls" in American English

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overallsplural noun

 us   /ˈoʊ·vərˌɔlz/
a pair of pants with an extra piece of cloth that covers the chest and is held in place by a strap over each shoulder
(Definition of overalls from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"overalls" in Business English

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overallsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈəʊvərɔːlz/
UK ( US coveralls) a piece of clothing like a shirt and trousers in one piece, that is worn especially over other clothes to protect them: She put on some overalls and got out a tin of paint.
(Definition of overalls from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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