full-dress :

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  • s  suitable for formal occasions
    a full-dress uniform
  • s  (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes
    a full-dress ceremony
  • s  complete in every respect
    a full-dress debate
    a full-dress investigation

  • He is famous for leading full-dress parades down the beach, with as many as 400 people in tow, and he may decidetoday, tomorrow or perhaps ten minutes from nowthat it is time .
  • They set up their fur yurts (tents) on the plain, capped themselves with full-dress peacock plumes and crowded into the council chamber.
  • Because of widespread rumors that French intelligence agencies were involved, President Charles de Gaulle ordered a full-dress inquiry.

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