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Word: refurbish

Definition: renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish

Sentences Containing 'refurbish'

After the Science Museum decided to refurbish its displays, and focus on moving and interactive exhibits, it was decided to move the locomotive to Swindon Steam Railway Museum.
After what they called "a long decision", local Conservatives decided, in order to save money, that instead of re-building it they would refurbish the facility at a reduced cost of £4 million.
Although he batted at number eleven in league cricket "The Middleton groundsman was a fatalist. He used to start up the roller to refurbish the wicket when I went in to bat".
Bill Orr authored a cookbook, "The First Gentleman's Cookbook", with all proceeds going to a $200,000 fund to renovate and refurbish the mansion.
Early in 1980 Haringey council took over the trusteeship of Alexandra Palace from the GLC and decided to refurbish the building.
Former Nebraska First Gentleman Bill Orr led efforts to refurbish the mansion duirng the late 1980s.
Holton has a primary school, two shops: Market Fields Farm Shop and Holton Orchards Farm Shop; the Lord Nelson pub closed early in 2008 but has been extended and refurbish and re-opened in 2013 as a restaurant/pub.
In addition, Dwek personally financed $55,000 to refurbish the Lumia Theater in Long Branch, New Jersey.
In January 2014 it was announced that Boeing will lease the facility to enable the U.S. Air Force to efficiently land, recover, refurbish, and re-launch the X-37B unmanned spacecraft. OPF-2 is now inactive following Atlantis's departure on October 18, 2012.
In June 2009, a new company acquired the hotel building, and planned to refurbish and rebrand it as the Glasgow Grand Central Hotel.
It has also become popular with people looking to refurbish older farmhouses along U.S. Route 50 and Allen Hill Road North.
It used to have a large carved sign depicting an air hostess however in 2011, the owners of the premises (Everards brewery) decided to refurbish the pub and in doing so removed the original sign.
On 25 July 2006, the Council upheld its controversial decision to refurbish rather than rebuild the Leisure Centre.
Representatives from CBC Interconfianz announced in March 2009 that permits had been filed with city authorities to fully refurbish Harrods Buenos Aires (which can presently operate under that name only in Argentina), and to reopen the landmark department store.
Through various means, Spock, Kirk and the other senior "Enterprise" officers rendezvous with Scotty (who has been working feverishly to refurbish the nearly-destroyed "Enterprise") at the now-closed observation post on Talin's moon.

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