One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The process of applying paint or wallpaper in a room or building again, typically in a different style from before.‘parts of the house could benefit from some redecoration’count noun ‘external repairs and redecorations to the property’
- ‘The improvements and redecorations to the common parts of the building were unlikely to have had any sizeable impact upon the rent.’
- ‘The care home was required to put together a plan for refurbishment and redecoration with enough baths and showers.’
- ‘We are awaiting the borough's proposals for a repair and redecoration programme before transferring the funds to them.’
- ‘The Common Room will be closed until 17 September to allow us to undertake much-needed redecoration work.’
- ‘She is currently working on the redecoration of the hotel's 100 bedrooms.’
- ‘The boiler and central heating system was upgraded with the bedrooms and function suites undergoing redecoration.’
- ‘He had the two rooms decorated in a neo-Baroque style, a redecoration that extended to the reframing of the paintings.’
- ‘He advised on the redecoration of the five complete period rooms.’
- ‘The church had been used as a school and was in need of redecoration and refurbishment.’
- ‘The bedroom is the next room she has slated for redecoration.’
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