• (noun): The act, process, technique, or art of decorating.
  • (noun): Something used to decorate.
  • (noun): An emblem of honor, such as a medal or badge.

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  • (noun): the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)
  • (noun): an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
  • (noun): something used to beautify

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Decoration may refer to:
Decorative arts
A house painter and decorator's craft
An act or object intended to increase the beauty of a person, room, etc.
An object, such as a medal or an order's insignia, that is awarded to honor the recipient (see List of prizes, medals and awards). It may be awarded by a sovereign state (see state decoration), a fount of honour or an organization, and can include:
Civil awards and decorations
Military awards and decorations

Example Sentences

  • Perhaps he should have kept with the term decoration and avoided this swamp completely.

  • _ Then you do not regard sculpture as a proper decorative portion of the National Gallery of Pictures -- you do not admit the term decoration?

  • The word 'decoration' was almost a swear word to her.

  • Even the Christmas decoration is better with this administration.

  • Mr. Harkin's Navy record shows his only decoration is the National

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