Translation of tunic in Spanish:

tunic

Pronunciation: /ˈtuːnɪk; ˈtjuːnɪk/

n

  • 1.1 (of military uniform) guerrera (feminine)
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    • All school aged children from both public and private schools are required to wear a uniform, usually a tunic with a white blouse wore underneath.
    • The 45-strong squad is to begin fund-raising soon to enable them either to make or buy their own glittering tunics and uniforms.
    • In the Franco-Prussian war there were three regiments, which fought fiercely at Wissembourg and Wörth, in their distinctive short light-blue tunics.
    1.2 (in ancient Rome) túnica (feminine)
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    • This garment was a wool or linen tunic reaching the knee, with baggy, elbow length sleeves and side slits up to the waist to allow free movement.
    • Over the tunic he wore a scapula, a long tunic with wide, three-quarter length sleeves, usually of a darker undyed wool.
    • Some had old clothing, from ancient togas and tunics to overalls and denim.
    1.3 (women's blouse, jacket) casaca (feminine)
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    • She has the same fashion sense as her mother, always wearing trousers and a loose tunic instead of a gown.
    • The school already allowed girls to wear a headscarf with the shalwar kameez - loose trousers and tunic approved by local Muslim leaders.
    • He was in the matching tunic and trousers dressmaker Sarah had designed to match the gown of his bride.
    1.4 (of school uniform) (in (United Kingdom/el Reino Unido) ) jumper (m) or (f) or (Spain/España) pichi (masculine) (del uniforme)

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