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refit

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˌriːˈfɪt/ (-tt-)
PROPERTY, COMMERCE, PRODUCTION to make repairs or changes to a building, factory, or store in order to improve it or change its purpose: The company plans to refit the plant so it can process crude oil from Canada, creating 80 new jobs. The pubs will be refitted and re-branded by their new owner.
TRANSPORT to get a ship back into good condition by repairing it or adding new parts: The yard has won a £100m order to refit a nuclear submarine for the Royal Navy.
(Definition of refit verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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