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English definition of “beautify”


verb [T]     /ˈbjuː.tɪ.faɪ/ US  /-t̬ɪ-/ mainly humorous
to improve the appearance of someone or something: I'm just going to beautify myself - it should only take a few hours.Decorating or making something attractive beautification     /ˌbjuː.tɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-t̬ɪ-/ noun [U] Decorating or making something attractive
(Definition of beautify verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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