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Mao suit

(maʊ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a simple style of clothing, traditionally made of cotton and commonly worn in Communist China, consisting of loose trousers and a straight jacket with a close-fitting stand-up collar
[C20: named after Mao Tse-tung, who popularized the style]
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