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refurbish

[ ree-fur-bish ]
/ riˈfɜr bɪʃ /
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verb (used with object)
to furbish again; renovate; brighten: to refurbish the lobby.
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Origin of refurbish

First recorded in 1605–15; re- + furbish

OTHER WORDS FROM refurbish

re·fur·bish·ment, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH refurbish

refinish, refurbish , refurnish
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How to use refurbish in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for refurbish

refurbish
/ (riːˈfɜːbɪʃ) /

verb
(tr) to make neat, clean, or complete, as by renovating, re-equipping, or restoring

Derived forms of refurbish

refurbishing or refurbishment, noun
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