civilian dress

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ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc

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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan on Tuesday rejected the Afghan allegation that Pakistani troops in civilian dress were doing any action inside Afghanistan.
Military and civilian dress on show during the hugely popular 1940s weekend in Brighouse
I saw two men wearing civilian dress and military vests with guns," Al-Shabi's wife told HRW.
We took a drive and checked various public places and we went in civilian dress so we could see who was loitering around," Singh told AFP.
Just then, a young man with a trim beard in civilian dress entered the shop and politely asked a reporter for press credentials.
Mr Haddad said a crowd of some 2,000 Morsi supporters had been shot at by men in civilian dress with machine guns at the main Brotherhood rally.
Iranian Revolutionary Guards engineers in civilian dress are overseeing the hundreds of Sudanese workmen laboring flat out to build Iran's second Red Sea base after Assab in southern Eritrea.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of soldiers in civilian dress marched through Lisbon in protest at the austerity program that's part and parcel of the country's 2013 budget.
When this strategy fails, Melville goes in civilian dress to another therapist, telling her that he is an actor with anxiety about his new role.
All calls will be treated with confidentiality, and to protect the child and his or her family, an officer in civilian dress appropriate to the family's society will visit them, while a female investigator will address issues with girls, along with a social worker, keeping in mind social sensibilities," he said.
The genreal has also been spotted sporting civilian dress, prompting allegations he is trying to create a less 'rigid' image of himself.
His film crew was attacked at the Mustafa Mahmud square at Mohandiseen by men in civilian dress.
Human rights organizations have cited the Pakistani military for abuses in its fight against domestic insurgents, criticisms that are likely to increase with the emergence on YouTube this week of a video that purports to show Pakistani soldiers summarily executing a row of blind-folded men in civilian dress.
The cafe owner, Hansraj, said: " The footage shows policemen in civilian dress damaging the furniture in my office.
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