Translation of decoration in Spanish:

decoration

Pronunciation: /ˌdekəˈreɪʃən/

n

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (act, process) decoración (feminine)
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    • However, the construction and decoration process has been delayed, and a new opening date has not yet been disclosed.
    • Too often, at this stage of the project, it's easy to become tired and to end up rushing through the interior design and decoration process.
    • Since it was introduced it has gradually overtaken other forms of decoration so that now it forms the main decorative process in most large glass factories.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (ornamentation) decoración (feminine) for decoration de adorno the soap isn't there for decoration, you know! el jabón no está allí de adorno ¿eh?
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    • However, these vast Roman vistas are processed through the Rococo penchant for grandiose ornamentation and are window dressing, pure decoration.
    • Standard Royal Worcester with floral decoration and Victorian dinner services are struggling to find buyers.
    • The reverse of the vessel bears brushed cobalt blue floral decoration at the shoulder and a continuation of the flowers that appear on the front.
    1.3 countable/numerable (ornament) adorno (masculine)
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    • Every bedroom has its own Christmas tree and festoons of decorations.
    • Fill large goldfish-type bowls with shiny glass globes and ornaments to create simple decorations.
    • The community centre looked its best for the party with its Christmas tree and Christmas decorations.
  • 2 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable [Military/Militar] condecoración (feminine)
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    • The veterans were awarded an Active Service Medal, a decoration pinned to the chest of servicemen involved in conflict.
    • He is the recipient of numerous U.S. military awards and decorations, including the Purple Heart.
    • Numerous decorations were awarded to members of the Eagle squadrons.

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