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Announcement vs Decoration - What's the difference?

announcement | decoration |

As nouns the difference between announcement and decoration

is that announcement is an act of announcing, or giving notice while decoration is decoration.




(en noun)
  • An act of announcing, or giving notice.
  • ''He raised his hand to make his announcement and said "Excuse me everyone, I have an announcement to make."
  • That which conveys what is announced.
  • This announcement was made during the first training session.
  • The content which is announced.
  • The announcement implied that somebody needed a spare Toshiba charger.


    * proclamation * publication


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    (en noun)
  • The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.
  • That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.
  • *, chapter=12
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=There were many wooden chairs for the bulk of his visitors, and two wicker armchairs with red cloth cushions for superior people. From the packing-cases had emerged some Indian clubs, […], and all these articles […] made a scattered and untidy decoration that Mrs. Clough assiduously dusted and greatly cherished.}}
  • * 1994 , (Stephen Fry), (The Hippopotamus) Chapter 2
  • At the very moment he cried out, David realised that what he had run into was only the Christmas tree. Disgusted with himself at such cowardice, he spat a needle from his mouth, stepped back from the tree and listened. There were no sounds of any movement upstairs: no shouts, no sleepy grumbles, only a gentle tinkle from the decorations as the tree had recovered from the collision.
  • Specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed for services in war, great achievements in literature, art, etc.
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