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English definition of “embroidery”

embroidery

noun (SEWING)    /ɪmˈbrɔɪ.dər.i/ US  /-dɚ-/
[C or U] patterns or pictures that consist of stitches sewn directly onto cloth : Let me show you Pat's embroideries. It was a beautiful piece of embroidery.Knitting and sewing [U] the activity of decorating a piece of cloth with stitches sewn onto it: I'm not very good at embroidery.Knitting and sewing
(Definition of embroidery noun (SEWING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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