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decorate
British English: /ˈdɛkəreɪt/
American English: /ˈdɛkəˌreɪt/

Translation of decorate in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (adorn)
    décorer (room, street, Christmas tree, cake) (with de, avec)
  • 2 (paint and paper) (gen)
    (paint only) peindre
    (paper only) tapisser
    the whole house needs to be decorated
    il faudra refaire toute la décoration de la maison
    decorating the kitchen will be our next task
    (with paint) refaire les peintures dans la cuisine sera notre prochaine tâche
    (with paper) tapisser la cuisine sera notre prochaine tâche
  • 3 (Military)
    décorer (for pour)
    the soldier was decorated for bravery
    le soldat a été décoré pour son acte de bravoure
    they were decorated for their services to industry
    ils ont été décorés pour services rendus à l'industrie
    to be decorated with
    être décoré de, recevoir (medal)

intransitive verb

  • (in house)
    faire des travaux de décoration

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