furnishing furnishing  /ˈfɜr nɪ ʃɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (usually plural) accessory wearing apparel
  2. (n) (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable
  3. (n) the act of decorating a house or room

Usage(s):

  1. When an online home-furnishing company, Prettygoodlife.
  2. As the word spreads, more tourists are showing up to make a beeline for the neighborhood's retro home-furnishing stores, vintage-clothes boutiques and characterful cafs and bars.
  3. She went into the details of furnishing a family camp.

News

  1. Z Gallerie opens at Watters Creek

    Courtesy photo - Here's a sample of what Z Gallerie will be selling when it opens at Watters Creek on Saturday. The home furnishing store Z Gallerie will open at Watters Creek on Saturday.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Allen American

  2. Police claim '21 to drink' signs may not be effective

    Miami University students who use '21 to drink' signs for parties may still be fined $1,000 or sent to prison if found guilty for furnishing alcohol to minors.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Miami Student

  3. Japanese Companies Eye SEAFIE to Reach out to ASEAN Market

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Japanese furniture and furnishing companies have announced participation at the inaugural Southeast Asia Furniture & Interiors Import-Export Exhibition ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. In a memo to the State Department made public by the White House, Mr Bush said: "I hereby find that the furnishing of defence articles and defence services to Kosovo will strengthen the security of the United States and promote world peace."
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: President Bush Source: ABC Online

  2. "We, as a nation, spend about $14bn a year furnishing our homes," said Mr Hoberman. "Yet the internet hasn't been used to bring it all together and make the shopping experience easier and more enjoyable."
    on Feb 3, 2008 By: Brent Hoberman Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. Mr Hope said: "I claimed the cost of running and furnishing a flat in London, in full accordance with the rules that apply to members of Parliament. The purchases I made were no more than was necessary to live in a habitable residence and...
    on May 8, 2009 By: Phil Hope Source: BBC News

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