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wardrobenoun

uk   /ˈwɔː.drəʊb/  us   /ˈwɔːr.droʊb/
[C] all of the clothes that a person owns: I need a new summer wardrobe (= new clothes for summer). Jeans are an indispensable part of most people's wardrobe.
B1 [C] mainly UK a tall cupboard in which you hang your clothes: He hung his suit in the wardrobe. She was showing me her new built-in/fitted wardrobes.
[U] a department in a theatre, film company, etc. that is in charge of the clothes that the actors wear on stage, making certain that they are clean, repairing them and sometimes making them: He's in charge of wardrobe at the local amateur theatre.

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wardrobenoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɔr·droʊb/
the clothes that a person owns, or a particular type of clothes that a person owns: She has a different wardrobe for every occasion.
A wardrobe is also a piece of furniture where clothes are kept.
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