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English definition of “dress sth up”

dress sth up

phrasal verb with dress     /dres/ verb
If you dress something up, you add something to it in order to make it seem more interesting or pleasing than it really is: I thought I'd dress up the frozen pizza with a few extra tomatoes and olives . Politicians tried to dress up the bill as a bold new strategy for combating poverty .Decorating or making something attractive
(Definition of dress sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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