refurbish

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/riːˈfɜːrbɪʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/riˈfɝbɪʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rē fûrbish)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
re•fur•bish /riˈfɜrbɪʃ/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object]
  1. to furbish again;
    clean, decorate, or renovate;
    brighten:to refurbish your old apartment.
re•fur•bish•ment, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
re•fur•bish  (rē fûrbish),USA pronunciation v.t. 
  1. to furbish again;
    renovate;
    brighten:to refurbish the lobby.
re•furbish•ment, n. 
  • re- + furbish 1605–15
    refurnish, redecorate.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
refurbish /riːˈfɜːbɪʃ/ vb
  1. (transitive) to make neat, clean, or complete, as by renovating, re-equipping, or restoring

reˈfurbishing, reˈfurbishment n
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