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dress code

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
UK an accepted way of dressing for a particular occasion or in a particular social group: Most evenings there's a party and the dress code is strict - black tie only. US a set of rules for what you can wear: My school had a very strict dress code.
Translations of “dress code”
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣著規範,穿著要求, 穿著規定…
in Chinese (Simplified) 着装规范,穿着要求, 着装规定…
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