from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An act, or the process, of renovating.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of renovating; the state of being renovated or renewed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of renovating, or the state of being renovated or renewed; a making new after decay, destruction, or impairment; renewal.
  • n. In theology, the renewal wrought by the Holy Spirit in one who has been regenerated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of being restored to its former good condition
  • n. the act of improving by renewing and restoring


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  • We think the renovation is daring, original and totally goes with an exotic country like Turkey.

    Modern House in Tempe, Arizona

  • Mr. Mack said that he bought the penthouse with partners as an investment and expected to resell it at a significant profit, despite the rising taxes, when a renovation is complete.

    Latest Tax Bill Places Big Bite On City's Elite

  • Without creating massive movable stands (you think the renovation is expensive now?!?!), it's simply not feasible for the two sports to share a stadium with even a halfway decent experience for the fans.

    Paulson's real whopper (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • The interior renovation is an exercise in Modernism.

    BAUHAUS Double-Take

  • The trio knows they cannot afford the upkeep so they plan to sell the mansion once the renovation is done.

    Cutting Loose-Susan Andersen « The Merry Genre Go Round Reviews

  • Watching you guys do this renovation is going to be fun - more fun for us probably, as we don't have to worry about what is happening, how to pay for it all etc.

    M�rida the beautiful

  • One of the best uses of pasta tiles I have seen in a renovation is to embed some of them into a polished concrete floor.

    laying a new concrete floor

  • I have previously mentioned how to contact some other people who are in renovation so I won't repeat myself.

    laying a new concrete floor

  • She and the cottage (which was a run-down shack in a former life) have a relationship that's led them across two states, a long-term renovation project, and-eventually-to a

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  • The city completed a $7 million renovation of the Coliseum in 2002, but the facility still needs a long-term renovation and improvement plan.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local


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