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Definition of uniform noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1  [countable, uncountable] the special set of clothes worn by all members of an organization or a group at work, or by children at school a military/police/nurse's uniform soldiers in uniform The hat is part of the school uniform. Do you have to wear a uniform?
  2. 2[countable, usually singular, uncountable] the clothes worn by the members of a sports team when they are playing a striped baseball uniform the team's road uniform (= that they use when playing games away from home)
  3. 3[singular, uncountable] the type of clothes that a person or group usually wears my standard teenage uniform of sweatshirt and jeans the traditional banker's uniform
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