[ byoo-tuh-fahy ]
/ ˈbyu təˌfaɪ /
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verb (used with or without object), beau·ti·fied, beau·ti·fy·ing.
to make or become beautiful.
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OTHER WORDS FROM beautifybeau·ti·fi·ca·tion [byoo-tuh-fi-key-shuhn], /ˌbyu tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/, nounbeau·ti·fi·er, nounun·beau·ti·fied, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH beautifybeatify, beautify
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How to use beautify in a sentence
It was a beautified camp the Nazis used to dupe international visitors and officials.How Do You Write About the Holocaust?|Ilana Bet-El|May 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It bounded toward a round bed of evergreens that beautified the factory grounds.
She never dimmed the luster of sanctifying grace which beautified her soul by actual sin.Mary, Help of Christians|Various
He fixed upon a place in the Lyceum highly beautified with avenues of trees, where he established his school.
Her eyes glowed, darkened, and deepened; the pallor of her face was transformed and beautified by a faint blush.A Very Naughty Girl|L. T. Meade
The velvet was further beautified by a two inch appliqu of silk violets on an old gold background.Marjorie Dean College Freshman|Pauline Lester
British Dictionary definitions for beautify
/ (ˈbjuːtɪˌfaɪ) /
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
to make or become beautiful
Derived forms of beautifybeautification (ˌbjuːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən), nounbeautifier, noun
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