Translation of decorate in Spanish:

decorate

Pronunciation: /ˈdekəreɪt/

vt

  • 2 (award medal to) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) to decorate sb (for sth) condecorar a algn (por algo)
    More example sentences
    • 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
    More example sentences
    • 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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