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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of refurbish.


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  • Owns "EXTREME" [some type of aerospace firm] ... refurbishes aircrafts.

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  • For example, Otis Elevator company still maintains and refurbishes elevators installed 120 years ago.

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  • But back home in Landover, Mistaya's frustrated father is just as determined that the precocious princess learn some responsibility, and he declares her grounded until she successfully refurbishes the long-forsaken royal library.

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  • Brightpoint Inc. of Indianapolis, which provides world-wide distribution and other logistical services to cellphone makers and network operators, paid $76 million in December to acquire Touchstone Wireless Repair & Logistics LP of Hatfield, Pa., which repairs and refurbishes cellphones.

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  • The plan would put $30 billion into renovations at schools and community colleges, $50 billion into the modernization of roads, airports, waterways and railroads, $15 billion into "Project Rebuild," a program that refurbishes vacant and foreclosed homes and $10 billion into financing for a national infrastructure bank that would use both public and private investment to finance infrastructure projects.

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  • Bombardier is the U.K.'s only train builder and manufactures, refurbishes and maintains rolling stock for the rail transportation industry.

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  • New York-based nonprofit Per Scholas refurbishes used computers and donates them to low income middle school students -- an entire school at a time.

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  • The company buys used games, refurbishes them and then resells them.

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  • FujiFilm continues to make instant cameras and the film to support them and the Netherlands-based Impossible Project painstakingly refurbishes old Polaroid cameras and goes as far to recreate the now defunct Polaroid film stock — no need to troll eBay for the last remaining cartridges.

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  • One is to seek out a charity that refurbishes donated cars and uses them to perform its charitable activities.

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