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refurbish Syllabification: re·fur·bish
Pronunciation: /rēˈfərbiSH/

Definition of refurbish in English:


[with object]
Renovate and redecorate (something, especially a building): the premises have been completely refurbished in our corporate style
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  • 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.
redecorate, spruce up, upgrade, refit, retrofit, bring up to code
informal do up, rehab, refurb
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