Definition of 'garment'
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He went to night school, and found work in the garment industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Rana Plaza disaster prompted an overhaul of safety standards in the garment industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Its members must respect garment workers' rights to join unions and work in safe conditions, for example. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet despite the harsh working conditions the garment industry has actually driven down poverty. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Bangladeshi garment workers are the cheapest in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Knowing how to add one to garments is a skill you will use time and time again. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His parents were in the garment industry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The man held a bag from which he produced a garment that he passed round the side to the woman. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Tweed was best for the outer garments, with flannel underneath. Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain (2006)But really, one boldly striped garment is enough. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Let your garments always be white; do not let oil be lacking on your head. READING THE BIBLE AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME: Taking the Bible Seriously but Not Literally. (2001)This is an outer garment to stop the wind: just thin linen. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The plant where the study was conducted was experiencing more than twice the employee turnover normal for the garment industry at the time. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsShe cleans looms that produce the inexpensive yarn often used to produce cheap garments for British high streets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A stool with a tripod iron foot and a patchwork wooden seat comes from a garment factory. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Iron mould is easily transferred from one garment to another, so you should treat these stains as quickly as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Women are banned from driving and must wear loose covering garments: a law enforced by vice squads who patrol the major cities. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I remember lots of red dust and donkeys, horse carts and very beautiful people wearing white garments. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The deaths of more than 1100 workers when a garment factory in Dhaka collapsed last year did not help. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some strides have been made, above all a 66 per cent increase in the wages paid to garment workers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As long as brands remain unaccountable for conditions in their suppliers' factories, garment workers and their families will suffer. The Sun (2016)No garment requiring workers to graft for 80 hours a week at 4p an hour can be considered desirable by civilised consumers anywhere. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'garment'
British English: garment /ˈɡɑːmənt/ NOUN
A garment is a piece of clothing.
Exports of garments to the U.S. fell 3%.
- American English: garment
- Arabic: ثَوْب
- Brazilian Portuguese: peça de roupa
- Chinese: 外衣
- Croatian: odjevni predmet
- Czech: část oděvu
- Danish: beklædningsstykke
- Dutch: kledingstuk
- European Spanish: prenda
- Finnish: vaate
- French: habit
- German: Kleidungsstück
- Greek: ρούχο
- Italian: abito
- Japanese: 衣服
- Korean: 의복
- Norwegian: klesplagg
- Polish: część garderoby
- European Portuguese: peça de roupa
- Romanian: articol de îmbrăcăminte
- Russian: предмет одежды
- Spanish: prenda
- Swedish: plagg
- Thai: เสื้อผ้า
- Turkish: giysi kıyafet
- Ukrainian: предмет одягу
- Vietnamese: quần áo
Definition of garment from the Collins English Dictionary
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