beautification love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Making beautiful, beautifying, improving the appearance of something.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the act of making something more beautiful.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of beautifying or rendering beautiful; decoration; adornment; embellishment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of making something more beautiful

Etymologies

Attested since at least 1790, from beautify (“to make beautiful”) +‎ -ification. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He was particularly concerned with the $200M going into South Lake Union, for what he called beautification projects, at the expense of other priorities; he advocated diverting South Lake Union dollars to neighborhood infrastructure.

    West Seattle Blog...

  • I used her design ideas (beautification is not my strong suit, as previously noted) and her base, but I changed the flavor combo.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • A few more dollars invested in beautification of 250 East wouldn ` t hurt.

    Rooker Running for BOS Reelection at cvillenews.com

  • That same afternoon we found ourselves in the offices of Terhran's so-called beautification organization.

    RNW: English

  • The work also includes what Smith called beautification but does not include new flooring, which he said could be done soon.

    The Facts: News

  • Lady Bird Johnson's focus on "beautification" quietly highlighted environmentalism, the notion that our surroundings help shape our sense of self and that natural beauty was as vital to the country's legacy as any painting or sculpture.

    To showcase nation's arts, first lady isn't afraid to spotlight the unexpected

  • Lady Bird Johnson focused her initial "beautification" efforts in Washington, D.C. with urban renewal, landscaping, summer jobs programs and renovating schoolyards and city park projects; it served as a pilot for which different cities later adapted aspects that addressed their unique deficiencies.

    Carl Sferrazza Anthony: The First Lady's First 100 Days

  • The goal of the 'beautification' of the area around the compost pile was to lure students and staff to the area and to get them interested in the compost pile.

    We Are Becoming Peace Corps Jamericans

  • What kind of beautification engine leaves neck moles on?

    The Beautification Engine Really Works! | Best Week Ever

  • At a local tour operator, Niseko Adventure Centre, Australian owner Ross Findlay says the new construction is likely to kill his business, so any money for "beautification" is good news.

    The Beauty Builders

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