prêt-à-porter

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prêt-à-por·ter

 (prĕt′ä-pôr-tā′)
adj.
Ready-to-wear.
n.
Ready-to-wear clothing.

[French, translation of English ready-to-wear : prêt, ready + à, to + porter, to wear.]

read′y-to-wear′



n.
1. ready-made clothing.
adj.
2. being, pertaining to, or dealing in such clothing.
[1890–95, Amer.]

prêt-à-porter

Ready-to-wear, or clothing that is ready to wear.
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A l'occasion de la celebration de la Fete nationale de l'enfance, qui coincide avec les vacances scolaires, le ministere de la femme, de la famille, de l'enfance et des personnes agees indique dans un communique rendu public vendredi qu'en partenariat avec l'Union Tunisienne de l'industrie, du commerce et de l'artisanat, (UTICA), les commercants du pret-a-porter, des chaussures et des jouets pour enfants peuvent volontairement accorder des soldes, durant la periode allant du 19 au 25 mars courant.
LAHORE -- The eleventh PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week kicked off at Expo Center the other day, presenting some of country's top trends and designs in high street pret-a-porter and the seasonal retail/lawn showcases.
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En ellas deberan demostrar su creatividad y talento transformando prendas, haciendo patrones e incluso disenando y cosiendo a mano y a maquina y creando nuevas prendas de alta costura y pret-a-porter, mientras se someten a la supervision y valoracion de un jurado profesional.
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The Musee des Arts Decoratifs fashion collection now comprises 150,000 works of ancient textiles, both haute couture and exemplary collection of pret-a-porter (RTW).
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The place will host the high fashion, the pret-a-porter and our section of home decor.