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ready-to-wear

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Definition of ready-to-wear in English:

adjective

(Of clothes) made for the general market and sold through shops rather than made to order for an individual customer: ready-to-wear collections an expanding ready-to-wear industry
More example sentences
  • Don't get me wrong; buying a ready-to-wear suit isn't a bad thing.
  • Most of all I want to create forward-thinking, beautifully cut clothes, and have my own ready-to-wear womenswear label.
  • His clothes are neither ready-to-wear nor couture - they are startling constructions which can frighten people.

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