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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A set of rules, as in a school, indicating the approved manner of dress: "the company's white-shirt black-tie dress code” ( David Pauly).

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  • n. A formal specification of acceptable attire for a specific event or location.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a set of rules specifying the correct manner of dress while on the premises of the institution (or specifying what manner of dress is prohibited)

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