dress code

dress code
noun Date: 1968 formally or socially imposed standards of dress

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dress code — ˈdress code noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES the way that you are expected to dress in a particular situation, especially as an employee of a particular company: • The company liberalized its dress code to allow women to wear slacks (= trousers ) …   Financial and business terms

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  • dress code — n. A set of rules dictating how people should dress in a given setting, such as students at a school or employees at a workplace. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • dress code — n. a standard of dress established for a given environment, as in the military, in a school or business, or in a cultural group …   English World dictionary

  • dress code — dress ,code noun count a set of rules about what you should wear in a particular place or at a particular event …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dress code — dress′ code n. cvb a set of rules establishing the type of clothing to be worn in a given circumstance, as when on duty, or environment, as a church or a classroom …   From formal English to slang

  • dress code — noun a set of rules specifying the correct manner of dress while on the premises of the institution (or specifying what manner of dress is prohibited) • Hypernyms: ↑code, ↑codification * * * a set of rules specifying the garb or type of clothing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dress code —    A set of rules that dictate what should and should not be worn for a particular situation or event. History has seen significant adaptations and blurring of the dress code rules. The 1950s dictated hats and gloves as appropriate attire for… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • dress code — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dress code : singular dress code plural dress codes a set of rules about what you should wear in a particular place or at a particular event …   English dictionary

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