Definition of bespoke in English:


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Pronunciation: /bɪˈspəʊk


  • 1(Of goods, especially clothing) made to order: a bespoke suit
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    • A latter-day dandy, he was renowned as much for his cut-glass vowels as for his Savile Row suits, bespoke shirts and handmade brogues.
    • At that point, you may as well consider ordering a bespoke suit.
    • A bespoke suit really does cover flaws perfectly.
  • 1.1(Of a trader) making bespoke items of clothing: the bespoke tailors of Savile Row
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    • I passed bespoke tailors and furriers with 'liquidacion' painted across the windows, bored shop assistants watching children pick over the garbage outside.
    • Gerard, a bespoke tailor with 52 years of experience in the trade, started chalking cloth again.
    • There is such a shortage of bespoke tailors in Britain that shops based in London's exclusive Savile Row ask him to create suits at his factory for some of their most famous clients.
  • 1.2(Of a computer program) written or adapted for a specific user or purpose: completely bespoke software systems
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    • My business uses a bespoke software program to hold details of all my staff and customers.
    • Contours from maps can be plotted into a bespoke program that will work out their position in 3 - D space and give them an x, y, z value.
    • And with the hard disk went that collection of databases, shareware and bespoke programming that he had assembled.

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