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refitverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˌriːˈfɪt/ (-tt-)
refit
noun [C] uk   us   /ˈriː.fɪt/
(Definition of refit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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refitverb [I or T]

uk   us   /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 ​companyplans to refit the ​plant so it can ​processcrudeoil 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.

refitnoun [C]

uk   /ˌriːˈfɪt/  us   /ˈriːˌfɪt/
PROPERTY, COMMERCE, PRODUCTION the ​process of making ​repairs or ​changes to a ​building in ​order to ​improve it or ​change its ​purpose: Last week the ​companyopened its ​flagshipstore on Regent Street ​following a £13m refit. The ​chain has ​embarked on a ​major refit ​programme to ​draw in ​customers.
TRANSPORT the ​process of getting a ​ship back into good ​condition: The ​totalbill for ​salvage, ​repairs and refit will be €204 million. Reductions in the ​size of the ​fleet are threatening refit ​work for the ​shipyard.
(Definition of refit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “refit”
in Spanish reparar…
in Vietnamese sửa lại, trang bị lại…
in Malaysian membaikkan…
in Thai เตรียมใหม่…
in French réparer…
in German ausbessern…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对船只)整修,安装新配件,改装…
in Indonesian memperbaiki…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對船隻)整修,安裝新配件,改裝…
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