redecoration

[ dek-uh-rey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF redecoration
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REDECORATION

You promised all to me for the redecoration of the ceiling of the café.

For months beforehand workmen were employed in the renovation and redecoration of the Abbey and its precincts.

The fervour for redecoration even affected me: was not my hutch to share the common lot?

Now suppose the engagement was broken off, he would be free to do as he chose with the redecoration of the room.

A whole tribe of workmen were hurriedly completing the furnishing and redecoration of the palace.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "action of decorating, beautification," from Late Latin decorationem (nominative decoratio), noun of action from past participle stem of decorare (see decorate). Meaning "that which decorates" is from 1670s. As "a badge or medal worn as a mark of honor," it is attested from 1816 (often in plural, decorations).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR REDECORATION

remodeling

nounrenovation
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