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everyday or ordinary clothing, as distinguished from a military uniform.
ordinary clothing as distinguished from a uniform, clerical garb, or work clothes.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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walked toward the morgue in a column of two.
Then, from behind a line of military police, a sharpshooter in
fired a rifle into a crowd of unarmed civilians.
Television footage showed teenage boys in
emptying banana clips into the crowd.
He was dressed in
, apparently realizing that he would not be asked to command the troops that might be used.
All the diplomats and members of their parties who attended the ceremony of treaty signing wore conventional
Duty uniform as well as
So, he refused to put on the
and gave the jailer notice he did not want to come to court.
Military visitors are welcome to wear
when they visit.
Work is performed in uniform or
and officers are typically armed.
They sometimes masqueraded as civilians and wore
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