Definition of decor in English:

decor

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Pronunciation: /ˈdeɪkɔː
 
, ˈdɛ-/

noun

  • 1The furnishing and decoration of a room: inside, the decor is elegant and traditional [count noun]: a decor that strained too hard to convey class
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    • It records the streets, the clothes, the decors and the furnishings of all strata of pre-war Paris society in ravishing detail.
    • ‘Ikebana’ (meaning living flowers), Japanese art of flower arrangement, differs from the usual floral decors.
    • Its citizens have already started ornamenting their respective homes with beautifully handcrafted decors of various shapes, sizes and colors.
    Synonyms
  • 1.1The decoration and scenery of a stage: the decor revolves around a night-time street scene
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    • However, an enjoyable aspect of the scene changes are the various fashions and décor.
    • The rudimentary décor, an hommage to the old Globe, does feature a large, tilted, overhanging mirror.
    • James Noone's décor almost accomplishes more with less, as does Natasha Katz's lighting.

Origin

late 19th century: from French décor, from the verb décorer, from Latin decorare 'embellish' (see decorate).

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