colour scheme


colour scheme
colour schemes
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In a room or house, the colour scheme is the way in which colours have been used to decorate it.

I was so pleased with the yellow colour scheme that I chose a similar colour for the walls of the nursery.

(in AM, use color scheme)

English dictionary. 2008.

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