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Cheaper attire falling apart after short time (7)

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I believe the answer is:

tattier

Here is my best explanation:

'cheaper' is the definition.

('tatty' can be a synonym of 'cheap')

'attire falling apart after short time' is the subsidiary indication.

'falling apart' indicates an anagram.

'after' means one lot of letters go next to another.

'short time' becomes 't' (abbreviation for time**).

'attire' with letters rearranged gives 'attier'.

'attier' put after 't' is 'tattier'.

This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Another definition for tattier that I've seen is "More shabby".)

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