refurbishment

refurbishment
refurbishment UK US /ˌriːˈfɜːbɪʃmənt/ noun [C or U]
PROPERTY the process of improving a building or store by cleaning and decorating it, adding new furniture, equipment, etc.: »

€55m is going towards the cost of the acquisition, with the remainder directed at the refurbishment of existing hotels.

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The store is currently closed for refurbishment.

IT the process of repairing and cleaning equipment so that its condition is like new: »

The firm specializes in the refurbishment of industrial plant and equipment.


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  • Refurbishment (electronics) — Refurbishment is the process of maintenance or minor repair of an item, either aesthetically or mechanically.Computers and laptops that are refurbished usually means that it did not initially pass quality standards of the manufacturer. They then… …   Wikipedia

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  • refurbishment — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of making new or as if new again: face lift, facelifting, rejuvenation, renewal, renovation, restoration, revampment. See HELP, NEW …   English dictionary for students

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