siz·​ing | \ ˈsī-ziŋ How to pronounce sizing (audio) \

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The extended sizing has over 120 (!) styles from its new spring collection, which features models Candice Huffine, Paloma Elsesser, and Ali Tate in a beautiful campaign shot in Mexico City. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "Anthropologie Launches Its First Plus-Size Line, APlus by Anthropologie," 15 Mar. 2019 The new sizing will be more in line with the North American sizing standard and the retail landscape of the market. Alyssa Hardy, Teen Vogue, "Here's Why Clothing Sizes Are Inconsistent," 21 Dec. 2018 Whether the new collection of swimsuits reflects the demand for more inclusive sizing, remains to be seen. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Victoria’s Secret Is Bringing Back Its Bathing Suits," 21 Nov. 2018 The most important aspect of Le Cloud is the sizing, which runs from a 0 or XS to a 20 or XXL. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Amy Schumer Takes Her Fashion Cred to the Next Level With the New Clothing Line Le Cloud," 27 Nov. 2018 ASOS ASOS Wiggle maternity dress, $60 SHOP IT As a bonus, ASOS has also made the dress available in other sizing options as well. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle's $56 ASOS Dress Is Back in Stock in Time for Christmas," 17 Dec. 2018 Hopefully, next week's launch will include higher cup sizing options so even more people can get in on the Savage X Fenty train. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Lingerie Has Completely Sold Out," 8 June 2018 Many of them are gaining traction by emphasizing more sizing options and advertising that includes different body types. Maria Armental, WSJ, "L Brands Slashes Dividend, Picks Chief for Victoria’s Secret Lingerie," 19 Nov. 2018 In March, cult-favorite fashion brand Reformation expanded its sizing for the first time, up to a size 22. Ana Colón, Glamour, "Reformation's Cult-Favorite Jeans Will Now Be Available in Sizes 0 Through 24," 12 Nov. 2018

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1825, in the meaning defined above

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: a sticky substance that is used to make a material (such as paper) stiff or smooth or to attach something (such as wallpaper) to a surface

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