Definition of refurbish in English:

refurbish

Syllabification: re·fur·bish
Pronunciation: /riˈfərbiSH
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Renovate and redecorate (something, especially a building): the premises have been completely refurbished in our corporate style
    More example sentences
    • Volunteer your family's time by helping out at a children's hospital or homeless shelter or building or refurbishing housing for people in need.
    • There has been little investment in the town hall by the district council over the past five years because its intention has always been to completely refurbish the building.
    • Mr Ryan said the €28m funding was to help upgrade and refurbish buildings and facilities used by young people.
    Synonyms
    renovate, recondition, rehabilitate, revamp, overhaul, restore, renew, redevelop, rebuild, reconstruct; redecorate, spruce up, upgrade, refit, retrofit, bring up to code
    informal do up, rehab, refurb

Derivatives

refurbishment

noun
More example sentences
  • St Malachy's Church, Kilcoo, reopened on Sunday, April 17, at 3pm, after extensive renovations and refurbishments.
  • Renovations and refurbishments were carried out at Killadooley National School during the year and were completed at the end of October.
  • There were joint winners of the Manchester Phoenix Award for restoration and refurbishment.

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