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facelift

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hospital, Hair & beauty
faceliftface‧lift /ˈfeɪslɪft/ noun [countable]  1 MHDCBif you have a facelift, you have an operation in which doctors remove loose skin from your face in order to make you look younger2 IMPROVEwork or repairs that make a building or place look newer or better The new owner had given the pub a facelift.
Examples from the Corpus
faceliftAnd they have just completed a deal to buy the disused Grand Hotel on the Marine Promenade to give that a facelift.The rooms received a complete facelift and have been cabled for Internet access.In addition, all the talk about its major facelift had me thinking the worst.It is hoped that the multi-million pound facelift will reverse decades of decline for the shopping area in Liverpool city centre.As part of the recent facelift, a new roof and floors were fitted.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfaceliftface‧lift /ˈfeɪslɪft/ noun [countable usually singular]1PROPERTYif a building or area is given a facelift, it is cleaned and improved to make it look more attractive SYN RENOVATIONSingapore’s Raffles Hotel reopened after a facelift costing £55 million.San Jose’s downtown hasundergone an extensivefacelift recently.2MARKETINGif a company gives one of its products or services a facelift, it improves it and makes it more attractiveNissan’s six-year old supermini is due for a facelift next year.
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