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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes & fashion
civviesciv‧vies, civies /ˈsɪviz/ noun [plural]  informalDC ordinary clothes, rather than military uniform Sam! I didn’t recognise you in civvies.
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civviesI was going places, thinking and doing things I would never dream of in city civvies.The early part of the week is the official business bit - clowns in civvies, smoke-filled rooms.On a Saturday morning there were often more lads down the East End dressed in khaki than in civvies.
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