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DIY

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishDIYDIY /ˌdiː aɪ ˈwaɪ/ noun [uncountable] British English 🔊 🔊 DLH (do-it-yourself) the activity of making or repairing things yourself instead of buying them or paying someone else to do it
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DIYA DIY enthusiast's shallow foundations landed him in court.This, I fear, does involve specialist attention, and can not normally be attempted by the average DIY man.The range of restaurants, wine bars, DIY facilities, leisure complexes - compared with what we used to have.Your features in DIY upholstery and soft furnishings also told me all I need to know about renovating second-hand furniture.Organisers the Action North Skelton group also plan further educational programmes in DIY, local history and computers.
From Longman Business DictionaryDIYDIY noun [uncountable] do-it-yourself; the activity of making or repairing things yourself instead of buying them or paying someone else to do itThe British DIY business has been fiercely competitive with several stores battling for supremacy.expensive DIY equipment
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