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dressing-down

noun

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dressing down

verb
present participle of dress down

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“Dressing-down.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dressing-down. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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