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renovate

verb [T] uk   /ˈren.ə.veɪt/ us  
C1 to repair and improve something, especially a building: He renovates old houses and sells them at a profit.
renovation
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌren.əˈveɪ.ʃən/ us  
C1 The museum is closed for renovation. Extensive renovations were carried out on the property.
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