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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