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dress uniform

U.S. Air Force. a uniform consisting of the coat and trousers of the service uniform, with a white shirt and black bow tie, worn for formal occasions.
U.S. Army. a blue uniform worn for formal occasions.
U.S. Navy. a dark blue uniform worn in cool seasons or climates.
Origin of dress uniform
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There is a story behind every one of the decorations that adorn his dress uniform.
  • The dress uniform would facilitate the performance of some essential emergency duties should the need arise.
  • The uniform hat and wreath is mandatory when the dress uniform is worn.
British Dictionary definitions for dress uniform

dress uniform

(military) formal ceremonial uniform
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