undress Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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undressverb [I/T]

 us   /ʌnˈdres/
to ​removeyourclothes or ​remove the ​clothes from someone ​else: [I] She undressed ​quickly and took a ​shower.
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ʌnˈdrest/
The ​nurse said to get undressed.
(Definition of undress from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"undress" in British English

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undressverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ʌnˈdres/
B1 to ​removeyourclothes or ​remove the ​clothes from someone ​else: Could you undress the ​kids for ​bed, Steve? He undressed and got into the ​shower.
adjective [usually after verb] uk   us   /-ˈdrest/
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  • Please get undressed and put on a ​hospitalgown.
  • She ​walked in on me when I was getting undressed.
B2 The ​kids got undressed and ​ready for ​bed.


uk   us   /ʌnˈdres/ formal or humorous
in a state of undress not ​wearing many or any ​clothes: He came to the ​door in a ​state of undress.
(Definition of undress from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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