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clothing

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈkləʊðɪŋ/
clothes in general: The store sells women's clothing. a piece/item/article of clothing
clothes of a particular type, especially of a type made to protect the wearer against cold, heat, water, or machinery: warm clothing Protective clothing must be worn.
Translations of “clothing”
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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