burnish Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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burnishverb [T]

uk   /ˈbɜː.nɪʃ/  us   /ˈbɝː-/
literary to ​rubmetal until it is ​smooth and ​shiny If you burnish something such as ​yourpublicimage, you take ​action to ​improve it and make it more ​attractive: The ​company is ​currentlytrying to burnish ​itssociallyresponsibleimage.
adjective uk   us   /-nɪʃt/ literary
smooth and ​shiny
(Definition of burnish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “burnish”
in Spanish pulir…
in Vietnamese đánh bóng…
in Malaysian penggilap…
in Thai ขัดเงา…
in French polir…
in German polieren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 擦亮,擦光, 给…增色, 改善(公众形象)…
in Indonesian memoles…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擦亮,擦光, 給…增色, 改善(公眾形象)…
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