refurbish

[ ree-fur-bish ]
/ riˈfɜr bɪʃ /

verb (used with object)

to furbish again; renovate; brighten: to refurbish the lobby.

Origin of refurbish

First recorded in 1605–15; re- + furbish

Related forms

re·fur·bish·ment, noun

Can be confused

refinish refurbish refurnish
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British Dictionary definitions for refurbishment

refurbish

/ (riːˈfɜːbɪʃ) /

verb

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

Derived Forms

refurbishing or refurbishment, noun
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