Definition of business casual in English:

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business casual

chiefly North American


Relating to or denoting a style of clothing that is less formal than traditional business wear, but is still intended to give a professional and businesslike impression.


Business casual clothing: business casual has become the standard in many work environments
More example sentences
  • There's just something I can't relate to in the whole concept of business casual.
  • The league wants its players to dress for public functions in a style called "business casual."
  • They said for any of the performances business casual is expected.

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Syllabification: busi·ness ca·su·al

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