dress uniform


Definition of dress uniform 

: a uniform for formal wear

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Both parents watched with pride as their daughter, wearing her Army dress uniform talked and exchanged gifts with the mayor in front of the council dais. David Anderson, The Aegis, "Havre de Grace leaders honor hometown National Guard soldier," 9 July 2018 The images Spenser Rapone posted on Twitter from his West Point graduation were intentionally shocking: In one, the smirking cadet opens his dress uniform to expose a T-shirt with a blood-red image of socialist icon Che Guevara. Mary Esch, USA TODAY, "US Army boots West Point officer who touted communist revolution during graduation ceremony," 19 June 2018 The Oneco Fire Company and Sterling Volunteer Fire Department were represented by more than 20 firefighters in dress uniform. Denise Coffey, Courant Community, "Sterling Honors Fallen Veterans At Memorial Day Parade," 30 May 2018 The exhibit showcases her flight jacket, dress uniform and a photo of a smiling Bernheim looking at a map. Sarah Betancourt, The Christian Science Monitor, "From paranurses to snipers: Exhibit focuses on women's WWII contributions," 25 May 2018 When Steven Eckard, wearing a Marine Corps dress uniform just like his father's at the funeral at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, is old enough, his family wants him to understand what kind of man his father was. Brendan Marks, charlotteobserver, "He loved his country so much he died for it. Here's how NASCAR is honoring him. | Charlotte Observer," 25 May 2018 Two Marines in dress uniform had knocked on the front door of Billy’s parents' house. Karina Bland, azcentral, "An unexpected find in a Vietnam shop, a journey home for a Marine's dog tag," 23 May 2018 Her husband wore a morning coat tailored by Anderson & Sheppard with a shirt by Turnbull & Asserwore — a more toned down outfit than his traditional Royal Navy number one dress uniform. Lindsey Murray, Good Housekeeping, "Camilla Parker Bowles' Royal Wedding Outfit Is Dividing the Internet," 19 May 2018 Law enforcement officials and other first responders in dress uniforms gathered to pay tribute to the longtime police veteran, some referring to him as a true public servant. Kim Chatelain, NOLA.com, "Former Mandeville Police Chief Tom Buell laid to rest," 26 Feb. 2018

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1814, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of dress uniform

: a military uniform that is worn at formal events

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