Pronunciation: (dek"u-rā'shun), [key]
1. something used for decorating; adornment; embellishment: The gymnasium was adorned with posters and crepe-paper decorations for the dance.
2. the act of decorating.
3. See interior decoration.
4. a badge, medal, etc., conferred and worn as a mark of honor: a decoration for bravery.
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