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n. pl. sher·wa·nis
A formal, long-sleeved outer garment with a standup collar worn by men in South Asia, buttoning up to the neck and ending at or below the knee.

[Hindi śerwānī and Urdu šerwānī.]


n, pl -nis
(Clothing & Fashion) a long coat closed up to the neck, worn by men in India
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Executive Committee Members of Pakistan-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) Dawood Ahmad, Farooq Ali Khan Sherwani and Secretary General PCJCCI Salahuddin Hanif attended the meeting.
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