a woman's suit consisting of slacks and a matching jacket.
Also, pants suit.
Also called slack suit.

1960–65; pant2 + suit Unabridged
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pantsuit (ˈpæntˌsjuːt, -ˌsuːt)
(US), (Canadian) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): trouser suit a woman's suit of a jacket or top and trousers

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Example sentences
On the second occasion she wore an electric-purple pantsuit.
All she needed was a shorter haircut and a smart pantsuit.
Slacks are acceptable if part of a tailored pantsuit.
The type of uniform prescribed for wear by nursing personnel includes white
  dress, pantsuit or jumpsuit for females.
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