full-dress full-dress


  1. (adj) suitable for formal occasions
  2. (adj) (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes
  3. (adj) complete in every respect



  1. Because of widespread rumors that French intelligence agencies were involved, President Charles de Gaulle ordered a full-dress inquiry.
  2. When spacecraft are fired from Cape Canaveral, recovery of the segment that returns to earth often becomes a full-dress Navy spectacular.
  3. Inspired in part by Haldane's dive, the British Navy launched a full-dress study of oxygen poisoning, now reported in the British Medical Journal.


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