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verb [transitive] decorate pronunciation in American English /ˈdekəˌreɪt/
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present tense
present participledecorating
past tensedecorated
past participledecorated
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  1. 1
    to make something look more attractive by putting nice things on it or in it
    Have you decorated your Christmas tree yet?
    decorate something with something: The room had been decorated with balloons.
    1. a.
      used about the thing that you put somewhere
      Framed prints decorate every wall.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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