business suit

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busi′ness suit`

a suit, esp. one of conservative cut and color.
[1865–70, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: suit - a suit of clothes traditionally worn by businessmenbusiness suit - a suit of clothes traditionally worn by businessmen
suit, suit of clothes - a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color; "they buried him in his best suit"
three-piece suit - a business suit consisting of a jacket and vest and trousers
lounge suit, two-piece, two-piece suit - a business suit consisting of a matching jacket and skirt or trousers
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