attire

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈtaɪər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈtaɪr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə tīər)


Inflections of 'attire' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
attires
v 3rd person singular
attiring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
attired
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
attired
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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attire

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. proper [work, school] attire
  2. proper attire for [work]
  3. is not [proper, appropriate] attire for [work]
  4. was not wearing [proper] attire (for)
  5. turned [away, down] for improper attire
  6. attire that is [completely, totally] inappropriate for [work]
  7. [completely] inappropriate [work] attire
  8. [specialize in, sell] [work] attire
  9. That attire is only appropriate for [home, the bedroom].
  10. attire for [women, children, professionals]
  11. Black-tie attire is [required, requested].
  12. [customized, tailored] attire
  13. [modern, period, stylish] attire
  14. [design, make] period attire (for television)
  15. is dressed in her [evening, business, casual, professional] attire
  16. [looking, shopping] for bridal attire
  17. [take out, unpack] your [winter, summer, holiday] attire
  18. put your [winter] attire into storage
  19. dressed in their [traditional, customary] attire
  20. attire that [fits, captures, represents] the period
  21. [traditional] [Islamic] attire
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