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black tie

Evening dress; a standard of dress which is less formal than white tie, consisting of black dinner jacket or tuxedo jacket, and matching trousers, white shirt and black bow tie or, possibly, military dress or national costume.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

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black tieUsed other than as an idiom: see black, tie.
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