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décor

[dey-kawr, di-, dey-kawr] /deɪˈkɔr, dɪ-, ˈdeɪ kɔr/
noun
1.
style or mode of decoration, as of a room, building, or the like:
modern office décor; a bedroom having a Spanish décor.
2.
decoration in general; ornamentation:
beads, baubles, and other décor.
3.
Theater. scenic decoration; scenery.
Also, decor.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < French, derivative of décorer to decorate
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British Dictionary definitions for decors

décor

/ˈdeɪkɔː/
noun
1.
a style or scheme of interior decoration, furnishings, etc, as in a room or house
2.
stage decoration; scenery
Word Origin
C19: from French, from décorer to decorate
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Word Origin and History for decors

decor

n.

1897, from French décor (18c.), back-formation from décorer "to decorate" (14c.), from Latin decorare (see decorate). It thus duplicates Latin decor "beauty, elegance, charm, grace, ornament." Originally a theater term in English; general use is since 1926.

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