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“refit” in British English

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refitverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˌriːˈfɪt/ us /ˌriːˈfɪt/ -tt-

(Definition of “refit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“refit” in Business English

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refitverb [ I or T ]

/ˌriːˈfɪt/ uk us -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.

refitnoun [ C ]

/ˌriːˈfɪt/ uk 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 company opened its flagship store 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 total bill 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)