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full dress uniform Syllabification: full dress u·ni·form

Definition of full dress uniform in English:

noun

A military uniform worn on ceremonial occasions.
Example sentences
  • Cloaked in Braemar purple felt, surrounded by five large candles and guarded at each corner by an officer of the Household Cavalry in full dress uniform, the catafalque was yesterday afternoon an arresting sight.
  • He was a soldier in full dress uniform with his hat tucked under his arm.
  • The military top brass were in full dress uniform, complete with sashes and gold brocade.

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