Definition of dress code in English:

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dress code


Entry from US English dictionary


1A set of rules, usually written and posted, specifying the required manner of dress at a school, office, club, restaurant, etc. while the dress code doesn’t require two-tone shoes, you will get turned away if you wear jeans
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  • Bermuda has strict decency and dress code rules which operate almost everywhere - golf courses, restaurants, hotels.
  • I'd also be shocked to see a restaurant without a dress code.
  • Since many clubs have a dress code, don't wear sneakers or jeans, unless you want to risk being banned from the club.
1.1The customary style of dress of a specified group: jeans or shorts, the standard dress code for producer types
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  • Over the centuries they have mixed so thoroughly with the Han Chinese that they are indistinguishable from each other but for religion, customs and dress codes.
  • Every generation or social tribe operates a bit like an exclusive club, with a dress code and admissions policy.
  • Greenfield changed its dress code over the summer, and shorts and jeans are now passé, as are shirts lacking collars.
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