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trappings

noun [plural] uk   us   /ˈtræp.ɪŋz/
all the things that are part of or typical of a particular job, situation, or event: He enjoyed the trappings of power, such as a chauffeur-driven car and bodyguards. The demonstration had all the trappings of a typical 1960s peace demo.
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