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full dress

Translation of full dress in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • traje (masculine) de gala or etiqueta (before noun/delante del nombre) full-dress uniform [Military/Militar] uniforme de gala
    Example sentences
    • They appear in full dress on special occasions such as the investiture of a new society member, the mourning in honor of a deceased member or chief, or the visit of an administrative or religious authority.
    • The Queen's Horse Guards, who are usually out at dawn, were uncharacteristically in spectacular full dress today, with carriage amidst them.
    • Jack, attired in full dress blues, stood from his seat as the shuttle touched down on the Constitution's hangar deck.

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