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American English: /əˈdɔrn/
British English: /əˈdɔːn/

Translation of adorn in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (formal or literary)
    ornar [literary]
    to adorn oneself with something
    engalanarse con algo
    Example sentences
    • Beautiful landscape paintings adorn the walls of the Damle family at Dadar.
    • I lingered in the hallways for awhile admiring the artistic prints of money adorning the walls.
    • His angels were likewise adorned with beautiful garments and wondrous instruments.

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