Meaning of DECORATION in English


/dek'euh ray"sheuhn/ , n.

1. something used for decorating; adornment; embellishment: The gymnasium was adorned with posters and crepe-paper decorations for the dance.

2. the act of decorating.

3. See interior decoration .

4. a badge, medal, etc., conferred and worn as a mark of honor: a decoration for bravery.

[ 1575-85; decoration- (s. of decoratio ) an ornament. See DECORATE, -ION ]

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