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decorative

adjective uk   /ˈdek.ər.ə.tɪv/  us   /-ɚ.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   us   /-li/
A shawl was arranged decoratively over the back of the chair.
Translations of “decorative”
in Korean 장식의…
in Arabic مُزخرَف, مُزيّن…
in Portuguese decorativo…
in Catalan decoratiu…
in Japanese 装飾用の…
in Italian decorativo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝飾性的,用作裝潢的…
in Russian декоративный…
in Turkish süsleyici, güzelleştirici…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装饰性的,作装潢用的…
in Polish dekoracyjny, ozdobny…
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