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the word dress occurs in english on average 19.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
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An example use of dress in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… accident and try to dress this whole …”
Dress is a piece of clothing worn by a person for a special occasion.