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decorate (someone) for (something)

To honor with an award for a special accomplishment or achievement, often one linked to heroism. The soldier who rescued his entire platoon was decorated for his valor in a ceremony earlier today.
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decorate (something) with (something)

To embellish something by adding adornments to it, often for a particular occasion. I decorated the room with crepe paper and balloons for the birthday party. My little niece adorably decorated her card to me with lots of stickers.
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decorate someone for something

to award someone a medal or ribbon for doing something important or brave. The town decorated her for her heroic act. She was decorated for her heroism.
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decorate something with something

to adorn or ornament something with something. I will decorate the cake with roses made of sugar. Can I decorate your car with streamers for the parade?
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Offers turnkey hot-stamp systems, foil, and equipment to decorate various types of substrates and configurations.
And if you decorate them instead of cutting them open, they'll last up to a month.
Company's five standard semi-automatic screen-printer models decorate objects from vials, bottles and diskettes, to 5-gal pails and large control panels.
A full-service manufacturer of pad-transfer printing and screen-printing equipment, designed to decorate various materials where the shape or configuration of the product creates problems.
Six models of rotary equipment to decorate cylinders are offered.
Acrobot 1000 microprocessor-controlled machine, which has an optional self-learning programming capability for customized shapes, can decorate all sides in a single pass while providing precision accuracy and repeatability.
Company's five standard semi-automatic screen-printer models decorate objects which range in size and shape from vials, bottles, and diskettes to 5-gal pails and large control panels.
A full service manufacturer of pad-transfer-printing and screen-printing equipment, designed to decorate on various materials where the shape or configuration of the product creates problems.
long roller with the ability to decorate 360 degrees on cylinder-shaped parts in one step.
Equipment is designed to decorate on various materials where the shape or configuration of the product creates problems.