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 n.— «Under the policy, which is formally called “spiritwear” rather than uniforms, students are required to wear khaki or navy blue pants or shorts, oxford, button down or polo shirts, and color restricted shoes, socks, belts and shoelaces.» —“Middle schools take a uniform approach” by Will Richmond Herald News (Fall River, Massachusetts) May 19, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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