made-to-measure
adjective Date: 1900 fashioned to measurements specifically required ; custom-made <
a made-to-measure suit
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • made-to-measure — • made to measure • tailor made adj Made to fit a special set of measurements or needs. John has a new made to measure suit. The club is tailor made for Jane. Syn.: made to order …   Словарь американских идиом

  • made-to-measure — adj made to measure clothes, curtains etc are specially made to fit ≠ ↑off the peg …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • made-to-measure — adjective made to fit a particular person. Clothes that have not been made for a particular person are ready to wear or off the rack …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • made to measure — see under ↑made • • • Main Entry: ↑measure …   Useful english dictionary

  • made-to-measure — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : fashioned to measurements specifically required one may have one s personal idiosyncrasies built into the made to measure garment S.D.Barney * * * /mayd teuh mezh euhr/, adj. (of a garment, shoes, etc.) made in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Made-to-Measure —    Clothing that is made to an individual s body shape by creating and fitting on a custom made dress form, from body measurements, or from a bodyscanned image. Made to measure clothing had been very popular until the introduction of ready to… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • made-to-measure — /ˌmeɪd tə meʒə/ adjective made to fit the requirements of the customer ● made to measure kitchen cabinets ● a made to measure suit …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • made-to-measure — or[tailor made] {adj.} Made to fit a special set of measurements or needs. * /John has a new made to measure suit./ * /The club is tailor made for Jane./ Syn.: MADE TO ORDER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • made-to-measure — or[tailor made] {adj.} Made to fit a special set of measurements or needs. * /John has a new made to measure suit./ * /The club is tailor made for Jane./ Syn.: MADE TO ORDER …   Dictionary of American idioms

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