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décor

or de·cor

[ dey-kawr, dih-, dey-kawr ]
/ deɪˈkɔr, dɪ-, ˈdeɪ kɔr /
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noun

style or mode of decoration, as of a room, building, or the like: modern office décor; a bedroom having a Spanish décor.
decoration in general; ornamentation: beads, baubles, and other décor.
Theater. scenic decoration; scenery.

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Origin of décor

1650–60; <French, derivative of décorer to decorate
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décor

decor

/ (ˈdeɪkɔː) /

noun

a style or scheme of interior decoration, furnishings, etc, as in a room or house
stage decoration; scenery

Word Origin for décor

C19: from French, from décorer to decorate
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