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verb [transitive] furnish pronunciation in British English /ˈfɜː(r)nɪʃ/
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present tense
present participlefurnishing
past tensefurnished
past participlefurnished
  1. 1
    to provide furniture for a room or house
    Furnishing a new home can be very expensive.
    be furnished with: Her study was furnished with an antique desk and chair.
  2. 2
    to provide someone with something that they need, especially information
    furnish someone with something: Lyall’s evidence may have furnished police with a vital clue.


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