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English definition of “ornament”

ornament

noun     /ˈɔː.nə.mənt/ US  /ˈɔːr-/
C2 [C] an object that is beautiful rather than useful : a glass ornament garden ornaments such as statues and fountains Decorating or making something attractive [U] formal decoration that is added to increase the beauty of something: The building relies on clever design rather than on ornament for its impressive effect .Decorating or making something attractive
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