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Decoration meaning

decoration - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.
  2. 2. That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.
  3. 3. Specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed for services in war, great achievements in literature, art, etc.

decoration - examples of usage

  1. On the Tuesday night Nan and Madge arranged that they would get fresh flowers the next day for the decoration of the rooms. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  2. It is simple in design, rich in material, elaborate, and for the most part beautiful, in decoration. - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer.
  3. He had brought out a handkerchief, and while with a slow mechanical movement he rubbed the palms of his hands, he noticed and thought about the furniture and decoration of the room. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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