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noun ornament pronunciation in British English /ˈɔː(r)nəmənt/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a small attractive object used for decoration or for making someone or something more beautiful

    Christmas tree ornaments

    an old china ornament belonging to her grandmother

    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] something added for decoration or beauty, for example to a building
  2. 2
    [countable] American formal someone whose beauty, intelligence, or other impressive qualities improve the situation or group that they belong to


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