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EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin renovatus, perfect passive participle of renovō (I renew), either directly or as a back-formation from renovation.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹenəʊveɪt/, /ˈɹɛnəˌveɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹenəveɪt/

VerbEdit

renovate (third-person singular simple present renovates, present participle renovating, simple past and past participle renovated)

  1. (transitive) To renew; to revamp something to make it look new again.
    This house is shabby: it needs renovating.
  2. (transitive) To restore to freshness or vigor.

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