Translation of decorate in Spanish:

decorate

Pronunciation: /ˈdekəreɪt/

vt

  • 1 1.1 [room/house] (with paint) pintar; (with wallpaper) empapelar 1.2 [hat/Christmas tree] adornar, decorar (AmL) ; [cake] decorar
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    • It was made out of exquisite gold, sculptures and ornaments decorating it.
    • Matched pairs of smaller tables and ornaments decorate each side, the objects on the left referring to the New Testament, and, to the right, the Old Testament.
    • Another attractive alternative is to decorate short lengths of board with old tiles.
  • 2 (award medal to) (usu pass) to decorate sb (for sth) condecorar a algn (por algo)
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    • He was decorated with many medals, and he had all his weapons with him as well.
    • After the war Popov was decorated and awarded British citizenship.
    • He is a fine athlete and a Vietnam combat veteran who was decorated for bravery.

vi

  • (paint) pintar; (hang wallpaper) empapelar
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    • The hotel room was decorated with pale yellow wallpaper and white painted wooden decoration.
    • Kimmi dragged her stuff into a room that what was decorated with floral wallpaper.
    • The middle room is decorated with flowered wallpaper and has a high ceiling.

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