Meaning of “decorative” in the English Dictionary

"decorative" in British English

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decorativeadjective

uk /ˈdek.ər.ə.tɪv/ us /ˈdek.ər.ə.t̬ɪv/

B2 made to look attractive:

a decorative display of plants and flowers
a mirror in a decorative frame

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decoratively
adverb uk /ˈdek.ər.ə.tɪv.li/ us /ˈdek.ər.ə.t̬ɪv.li/

A shawl was arranged decoratively over the back of the chair.

(Definition of “decorative” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"decorative" in American English

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decorativeadjective

us /ˈdek·ər·ə·t̬ɪv/

(Definition of “decorative” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)