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verb decorate pronunciation in British English /ˈdekəreɪt/ 
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present tense
present participledecorating
past tensedecorated
past participledecorated
  1. 1
    [transitive] 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.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] British to put paint or paper on the walls of a room

    We decorated the kitchen last weekend.


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