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"ornament" in British English

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ornamentnoun

uk   /ˈɔː.nə.mənt/  us   /ˈɔːr-/

ornamentverb [T]

uk   /ˈɔː.nə.ment/  us   /ˈɔːr-/ formal
(Definition of ornament from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ornament" in American English

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ornamentnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɔr·nə·mənt/
an ​object that is ​decorativerather than ​useful: They ​spentdecadescollecting these ​colorful, Victorian-era ornaments.
ornament
verb [T]  us   /ˈɔr·nəˌment, -mənt/
Climbing ​plants ornamented the ​wall.
ornamental
adjective  us   /ˌɔr·nəˈmen·təl/
The ​buttons on the ​sleeves are just ornamental.
(Definition of ornament from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ornament”
in Korean 장식품…
in Arabic زينة…
in Malaysian barang perhiasan…
in French ornement…
in Russian украшение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝飾物,飾品, 點綴, 裝飾…
in Italian ornamento, soprammobile…
in Turkish süs, süs eşyası, biblo…
in Polish ozdoba, ornament…
in Spanish ornamento, adorno…
in Vietnamese đồ trang trí…
in Portuguese ornamento, enfeite…
in Thai เครื่องประดับ…
in German das Ornament…
in Catalan guarniment…
in Japanese 装飾…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装饰物,饰品, 点缀, 装饰…
in Indonesian hiasan…
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