Meaning of “trench coat” in the English Dictionary

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"trench coat" in British English

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trench coatnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtrentʃ ˌkəʊt/ us /ˈtrentʃ ˌkoʊt/

a long, loose coat with a belt, usually made from waterproof material (= not allowing water through) and similar in style to a military coat

(Definition of “trench coat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trench coat" in American English

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trench coatnoun [ C ]

us /ˈtrentʃ ˌkoʊt/

a long, loose coat with a belt, usually made from waterproof material and similar in style to a military coat

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