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Definition of decorative adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

decorative

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈdɛkrət̮ɪv//
 
, NAmE//ˈdɛkərət̮ɪv//
 
 
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 (of an object or a building) decorated in a way that makes it attractive; intended to look attractive or pretty The mirror is functional yet decorative. purely decorative arches The decorative touches have made this house a warm and welcoming home.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: decorative

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