the garment, clothing, or fashion industry.
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What does “yare” mean?
Also called rag business.
Origin of rag trade
First recorded in 1835–45
OTHER WORDS FROM rag traderag trader, noun
Words nearby rag trade
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British Dictionary definitions for rag trade
informal the clothing business, esp the aspects concerned with the manufacture and sale of dresses
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