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dress

verb
 
/dres/
get dressed A2 to put clothes on yourself: I usually get dressed before having breakfast. →  Opposite undress
A2 to put clothes on someone else: Can you dress the baby for me? →  Opposite undress
B1 to wear a particular type, style, or color of clothes: She was dressed in black.
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