business suit

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "business suit":
singular business suit plural business suits
a formal suit that someone wears for work

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • business suit — UK US noun [C] ► clothes that are suitable for work in business, consisting of a jacket and matching trousers or a skirt: »A memo from the Chicago office says men must wear a business suit with a collared shirt and tie. »She wore a smart business …   Financial and business terms

  • business suit — business .suit n AmE a suit that someone wears during the day at work …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • business suit — business ,suit noun count a formal suit that someone wears for work …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • business suit — noun a suit of clothes traditionally worn by businessmen • Hypernyms: ↑suit, ↑suit of clothes • Hyponyms: ↑three piece suit, ↑two piece, ↑two piece suit, ↑lounge suit * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • business suit — /ˈbɪznəs sut/ (say biznuhs sooht) noun a suit (def. 2 or 3), generally conservative and considered suitable to be worn during the transacting of business …   Australian English dictionary

  • business suit — a suit, esp. one of conservative cut and color. Cf. suit (defs. 2, 3). [1865 70, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • business suit — noun (C) AmE a suit that a man wears during the day, especially in the office; lounge suit BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • business suit — busi′ness suit n. clo bus a suit, esp. one of conservative cut and color • Etymology: 1865–70, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • business suit — noun Date: 1870 a man s suit consisting of matching coat and trousers and sometimes a vest …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • suit — [suːt, sjuːt ǁ suːt] noun 1. [countable] LAW a case brought to a court of law by a private person or company, not by the police or government; = LAWSUIT: • Ms. Sobel filed a suit, claiming sex discrimination. 2. [countable] a set of clothes mad …   Financial and business terms

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