Definition of business casual in English:

business casual

Line breaks: busi|ness cas¦ual
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: I don’t wear a dark suit to work, thanks to the business casual trend


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  • Business casual clothing: business casual has become the standard in many work environments
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    • 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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