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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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single-breastedˌsingle-ˈbreasted adjective  DCa single-breasted jacket or suit has only one set of buttons down the front double-breasted
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single-breastedA double-breasted jacket needs no waistcoat, but one is quite acceptable with single-breasted.The jacket was very fitted and single-breasted, cutting in sharp at the waist - which made the trousers balloon right out.Opposite page: grey single-breasted pure New Wool suit, £225, from Blazer.Opposite page: grey single-breasted pure New Wool suit, approx £450, by Hugo Boss.There's one single-breasted raincoat which has been in every collection for almost 20 seasons.Evening jackets should be double-breasted or single-breasted, with the appropriate conventional revers or lapels.Left Navy single-breasted wool suit, £295, Aquascutum.Right Navy single-breasted wool suit, £500, Paul Smith.
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