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clothing

noun [U] uk   /ˈkləʊ.ðɪŋ/ us    /ˈkloʊ-/ formal
B2 clothes, especially clothes of a particular type or those worn in a particular situation: You can only take three articles/items of clothing into the changing room. Protective clothing must be worn.
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in Korean 옷…
in Arabic لِباس…
in Portuguese vestuário…
in Catalan roba…
in Japanese 衣類…
in Italian vestiario, abbigliamento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣服, (尤指某種用途的)服裝…
in Russian одежда…
in Turkish giyecek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣服, (尤指某种用途的)服装…
in Polish odzież…
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