From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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uniformu‧ni‧form1 /ˈjuːnəfɔːm $ -ɔːrm/ ●●● S3 noun [countable, uncountable] 1 DCCa particular type of clothing worn by all the members of a group or organization such as the police, the army etcschool/army/police etc uniform He was still wearing his school uniform.2 in uniform
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uniformMost modern housing developments show a tedious uniformity of design.Do you have to wear a uniform if you work at McDonald's?I went to Oxford in 1961 with my beatnik uniform, sandals and black sweater.By his own account, Joyce arrived at the pavilion, in Blackshirt uniform, about half an hour before the meeting.Some of the policemen walking amongst the crowds were not in uniform.I used to hate wearing a school uniform.a school uniformThe uniform was worn for the first time at Easter.Their carved costumes varied: uniforms, togas, robes.wearing ... school uniformThey are wearing their school uniforms, black jumpers with white blouses and neat black bows at the neck.He was still wearing his school uniform, Creed noticed.This makes the wearing of school uniform difficult.She was wearing a school uniform with white blouse and black shoes when she disappeared.She was wearing a severe school uniform, olive green, from an expensive private school.
uniformuniform2 ●○○ AWL adjective SAMEbeing the same in all its parts or among all its members Grade A eggs must be of uniform size.uniformly adverb
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uniformHowever, the distribution of duties was not uniform.These tall, uniform boxes are set back from the street, isolated by windswept plazas.Its uniform colours are grey and white.The temperature must be uniform in every area of the reactor.Grade A vegetables have to be uniform in size and without marks or blemishes.They did not simply react in a uniform manner to the experience of heat.Exposing rat cortex to the same stain produces uniform, moderately dense, labelling in the primary visual area.In detail: The 3M machine produced a uniform pink glow on the screen, in areas which should have been white.The postal system operates a uniform price structure, so it always costs the same to send a letter.A series of uniform regulations would be promulgated to allow the central government to exert overall budget control.Both Acts were to give uniform treatment to the many different forms of credit arrangement.
Origin uniform2 (1500-1600) French uniforme, from Latin uniformis, from uni- + -formis (from forma form)