object of luxury

object of luxury
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English-Russian architecture dictionary. 2015.

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  • luxury — /luk sheuh ree, lug zheuh /, n., pl. luxuries, adj. n. 1. a material object, service, etc., conducive to sumptuous living, usually a delicacy, elegance, or refinement of living rather than a necessity: Gold cufflinks were a luxury not allowed for …   Universalium

  • luxury — lux•u•ry [[t]ˈlʌk ʃə ri, ˈlʌg ʒə [/t]] n. pl. ries, adj. 1) a material object, service, etc., conducive to physical comfort or sumptuous living, but usu. not a necessity of life 2) free indulgence in the comforts and pleasures afforded by such… …   From formal English to slang

  • girandole — /jir euhn dohl /, n. 1. a rotating and radiating firework. 2. an ornate bracket for candelabra or the like, sometimes with a reflecting mirror at the back of the shelf. 3. a brooch or earring consisting of a central ornament with usually three… …   Universalium

  • Fabergé, Peter Carl — ▪ Russian jeweler original name  Karl Gustavovich Fabergé   born May 18, 1846, St. Petersburg, Russia died Sept. 24, 1920, Lausanne, Switz.  one of the greatest goldsmiths, jewelers, and designers in Western decorative arts.       Of Huguenot… …   Universalium

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  • India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …   Universalium

  • France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …   Universalium

  • interior design — 1. the design and coordination of the decorative elements of the interior of a house, apartment, office, or other structural space, including color schemes, fittings, furnishings, and sometimes architectural features. 2. the art, business, or… …   Universalium

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  • Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …   Universalium

  • Poverty — • Discusses poverty as a concept and canonical discipline Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Poverty     Poverty     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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