civilian clothing

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Noun1.civilian clothing - ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc.civilian clothing - ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc.
civies, civvies - civilian garb as opposed to a military uniform
article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, wearable, vesture, wear - a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
mufti - civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform
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Khalid Noor, a resident of Madina Colony, told the police that five people in civilian clothing came to his home on Jan 5 and claimed they needed to search the house.
He said Nocos found Sandrino, who was in civilian clothing, escaping, leading to the firefight.
A group of armed men, some of them in fatigues and some in civilian clothing, stormed our offices and gathered the employees in one room telling them they have nothing more to do here," one of the journalists told AFP.
Contract award: supply and delivery of uniforms for environmental agents and civilian clothing for different services gpmm
He added that, in addition to combat and civilian clothing, other items have been identified.
Another Israeli force in civilian clothing, raided the house of Najeh Sharqawi in the same village, searched it and interrogated his two sons who are liberated prisoners: Taha, 27, and Mahdi, 26, and threatened to re-arrest them if they carried out any political activity in the future.
Unlike in past clashes between protesters and police, yesterday's clashes took a darker turn when residents and possibly police in civilian clothing engaged in the violence.
Al-Hayat al-Jadida reported on its front page that a Palestinian man from the village of Ramon, East of Ramallah, died on Monday of wounds sustained when Israeli soldiers in civilian clothing shot him last week.
Baggage fee waiving is for military personnel travelling for business of pleasure in uniform or civilian clothing to any WestJet destination.
Reports quoted an eyewitness as saying that dozens of security personnel dressed in civilian clothing beat the crowd with batons.
My brother and Sultan Mehmeti are directly taken by policemen that were dressed in civilian clothing," Fazli Veliu, brother of missing Ruzdi Veliu told "KOHA E RE".
These discharged solders have been given civilian clothing and identity cards; also briefed about work and accommodation assistance being offered by UNICEF, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), Nepal's government and the Maoists' Unified Communist Party of Nepal--Maoist (UCPN-M).

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