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Uniform Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
  • provide with uniforms; "The guards were uniformed"
  • not differentiated
  • the same throughout in structure or composition; "bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product"
  • evenly spaced; "at regular (or uniform) intervals"
  • always the same; showing a single form or character in all occurrences; "a street of uniform tall white buildings"

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  • clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification

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Uniform Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Uniforms are special clothes to show that a group of people belong together. The group of people will all be dressed in the same way ("uni" means "one" so the word means "one form").

People may wear uniforms for several reasons. The uniform will help the people to feel a team spirit so that they work well together. They may also help members of the public to know who they are, e.g. in a department store a customer can tell who is a member of staff, or in the street people will recognize a police officer. Uniforms may also be worn because they are practical, e.g. it might keep them safe when operating machinery or keep them clean when doing their work.

In the army soldiers wear uniform. They also wear extra things such as badges on their uniform which show how important they are (what rank they are).



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'Uniform' example sentence in quotations


* I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy. - William Westmoreland

* Every body continues in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, except insofar as it doesn't. - Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington


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Uniform Sample Sentences in News


  • Superior Uniform Group Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend
    SEMINOLE, Fla. -- The Board of Directors of Superior Uniform Group, Inc. today declared a quarterly dividend of $.15 per share, payable December 1, 2014, to shareholders of record November 19, 2014. Read more on this news related to 'Uniform'
  • Superior Uniform Group, Inc. to Present at the Southwest IDEAS Investor Conference
    SEMINOLE, Fla. -- Superior Uniform Group, Inc. , manufacturer of uniforms, career apparel and accessories, today announced that Michael Benstock, Chief Executive Officer, and Andrew D. Demott, Jr., Executive ... Read more on this news related to 'Uniform'
  • Suicide bomber in school uniform kills 47 in Nigeria
    A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber disguised in school uniform killed 47 students in northeast Nigeria Monday, prompting US and UN condemnation of one of the worst attacks against schools with a so-called Western curriculum. The explosion ripped through an all-boys school in Potiskum just as students gathered for morning assembly before classes began, causing p Read more on this news related to 'Uniform'

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