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decoration

noun
 
 
/ˌdekəˈreɪʃən/
ATTRACTIVE THING [C, U] B2 things put on or around something to make it look more attractive, or the use of these things: Christmas decorations She hung some pictures around the room for decoration.Decorating or making something attractive
PAINT [U] B2 the use of paint or paper to cover the walls or other surfaces of rooms or buildings : This place is badly in need of decoration.Decorating or making something attractiveInterior decoration
OFFICIAL RESPECT [C] an official sign of respect such as a medal (= small, metal disc) Prizes, rewards and medals
(Definition of decoration from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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