civilian garb


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Noun1.civilian garb - ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc.civilian garb - 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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Some chose a new work wardrobe which, when you think about the number of days most people spend in work vs in our civilian garb, is a very sensible option, particularly if you are a busy professional.
Some chose new work wardrobe which, when you think about the number of days most people spend in work vs in our civilian garb, is very sensible option, particularly if you are a busy professional.
Thor, in civilian garb, is sitting at the end of the table, listening as he plays with the food in front of him.
LAST week, we considered the statement by President Muhammadu Buhari that past leaders of the country had all contributed into bringing us to the 'peculiar mess' that we are in today - from Yakubu Gowon through Murtala Muhammed, Olusegun Obasanjo, Shehu Shagari, Muhammadu Buhari, Ibrahim Babangida, Sani Abacha, Abdulsalami Abubakar to the second coming, in civilian garb, of Olusegun Obasanjo.
Russian officers in civvies were seen driving Iranian and Hizbullah officers, also in civilian garb, into the town of Quneitra and settling them in the building that houses the "administration center." To mask this incursion as a purely civil event, the Russians also brought the former Syrian governors of Quneitra and of the Jordanian border town of Daraa along for the ride.
They often pretend to have people in civilian garb acting as though they are civilians who are Hamas fighters," Clinton said during an appearance on the CNN program "State of the Union."
What about the "natural senators," who happened to be ex-soldiers, who crowded Parliament in civilian garb following the 1960 putsch and the head of state in military uniform following the 1980 coup?
Living historians were everywhere, clad in actual WWII uniforms and 1940s civilian garb. These folks gladly talked about what they were wearing, what tools and weapons they were using and how they worked, what vehicles they were driving, and every detail of wartime life.
The latest example of egregious violence, which has been uploaded to YouTube, shows fighters inflicting extreme violence against unarmed individuals dressed in civilian garb.
Sri Lanka also said the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) fighters - a group classified as a terrorist organisation by more than 30 countries - often dressed in civilian garb, making it unclear who was a combatant.
Given the propensity for flagrant malefaction exhibited daily by what Egyptians have come to know as "the thugs," both uniformed and in civilian garb, one cannot help but marvel at the fact that so many of those who committed crimes in service of Hosni Mubarak remain in their positions of privilege and power, permitted to greet each new day with new offences against their fellow citizens.
In the attack on the Cole in October 2000, two suicide bombers in civilian garb waved at the crew and then drove their boat full of explosives into the side of the warship as it refueled in the Port of Aden.

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