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dinner jacket

noun [C] uk   UK ( abbreviation DJ, US tuxedo) us  
a man's black or white jacket worn at formal social events, usually in the evening, with matching trousers and a bow tie
Translations of “dinner jacket”
in Korean 디너 재킷…
in Arabic بَدلة السهرة…
in Portuguese smoking…
in Catalan esmòquing…
in Japanese タキシード…
in Italian smoking…
in Chinese (Traditional) (指男裝)晚禮服…
in Russian смокинг…
in Turkish smokin, resmi davet ve akşam yemeklerinde giyilen siyah veya beyaz ceket…
in Chinese (Simplified) (指男式)晚礼服…
in Polish smoking…
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