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  • n. a suit of clothes traditionally worn by businessmen


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  • Van Gaal's halftime chat to his players must have been brief and to the point because he spent some of the interval changing from his business suit to a track suit.

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  • Then, one night about a year later, I was slathering mayonnaise on the roast beef grinder ordered by some tall professional-looking woman in a bouclé business suit who said she loved the stuff even though her doctor said it was going to clog her arteries and probably kill her in the end, and I got that creepy feeling that somebody other than the lady was watching me.

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  • Her first morning in the city she took a cab to the campus of Southern University and entered the administration building and told a white-haired black woman in a business suit she wanted to pre-enroll in the nursing program for the spring semester.

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  • When Dr. Muss arrived at my office, I saw a professional, rather fit-looking woman about fifty years of age in a business suit and skirt.

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  • SPRING INTO MODERN NAUTICAL Your navy blue business suit jacket or a classic navy blue blazer with your bleach white jean will give you a hint of maritime mystique.

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  • The woman in the business suit was frowning at another too-happy at-midnight Kinko's staff member.

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  • Shogunate AV seemed to specialize, as near as Bob could figure out, in something that might be called “teacher films,” for each of the covers showed an attractive young woman in her mid-twenties in a business suit and glasses lecturing a batch of boys.

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  • Her maroon business suit revealed a thin and angu - lar figure.

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  • So, when I strolled through the impressively appointed lobby of my Madison Avenue office, the reflection of my uniform of a business suit and the click of the heels of my comfortable Italian loafers on the marble floor provided little solace for my lack of enthusiasm toward the role I played as J. P. Farrell, Investment Consultant and Appraiser of Real Property.

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  • A nod to Miss Judson sent her to open the door, and entered two policemen, a police sergeant, and a professionally whiskered person in a business suit with a carnation in his button-hole.



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