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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of refurbish.
  • adj. Rebuilt or replenished with all new material; or, restored to original (or better) working order and appearance.


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  • The term refurbished laptop is very common in the.

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  • Forgive me for repeating myself, but the house we refurbished from a ruin in Spanish Colonial style in the historic center of San Cristóbal de Las Casas is filled with the traditional iron work of Guadalupe and Maria Elena.

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  • Well, I can tell you that the home we refurbished from a basic ruin in that city´s historic center - but not classified an historic colonial structure - would sell, according to Mexican friends in the business down there, for a good 75% more to a foreigner than a Mexican and we could have made a profit selling to a local Mexican buyer.

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  • Then the bikes are 'refurbished' - which means they are revamped, checked for safety and have parts replaced.

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  • One way I have recently discovered to offset this ouch moment is to buy used products, also known as refurbished or re-certified in the tech industry.


  • Further to what D. Vella Said, I dread to think what will happen to the so called refurbished roads when the first heavy rains will come in September.

  • Further, last week the vehicle that sank was not described as the "latest in design," but instead as a "refurbished" 1940s vehicle.

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  • And since no one knows better than me what crap used/"refurbished" models are, I hesitate to take the chance on buying one from a third-party, because what's the point of throwing away the cash on something when it won't be backed up when it croaks?

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  • Seymour Hersh says Bush wants to bomb Iran with a 'refurbished' B61 nuke.

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  • The administration has said that it will have to be 'refurbished' to be effective against 'deep, underground bunkers'.

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