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Definition of embroidery noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    embroidery

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ɪmˈbrɔɪdəri//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] patterns that are sewn onto cloth using threads of various colors; cloth that is decorated in this way a beautiful piece of embroidery Indian embroideries
  2. 2[uncountable] the skill or activity of decorating cloth in this way
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