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ready-to-wear

[red-ee-tuh-wair] /ˈrɛd i təˈwɛər/
noun
1.
clothing made in standard sizes; ready-made clothing.
adjective
2.
pertaining to or dealing in such clothing:
the ready-to-wear business; a ready-to-wear shop.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism
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  • Margins of his ready-to-wear fashion are among the best in the industry.
  • Textile exports were up about twenty-six percent and ready-to-wear items about thirteen percent.
British Dictionary definitions for ready-to-wear

ready-to-wear

adjective (ready to wear when postpositive)
1.
(of clothes) not tailored for the wearer; of a standard size
noun
2.
an article or suit of such clothes
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