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breathe

The property of a layer of a material that permits air and/or moisture to pass through it without damaging the layer.
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Locals are hopeful any new buyer will breathe new life into the 'tired' Victoria House - which currently has a plain, grey, stone exterior.
Coun Ebrahim Adia, deputy leader of Bolton council, said: "Creating a new neighbourhood at Church Wharf will help regenerate the town centre and breathe new life into the area.
WORK could start on a pounds 16m plan to breathe new life into the Cardiff Royal Infirmary (CRI) within two months.
Summary: David Cameron will attempt to breathe new life into his much-criticised Big Society initiative.
Church of Scotland leaders want to catch the eye of developers willing to breathe new life into the old buildings.
We welcome plans to breathe new life into this part of Hartlepool, but this can be done by incorporating the historic hotel.
Freddy, 54, said: "We're going to breathe new life into the place.
The supermarket has been chosen by Ellesmere Port and Neston Council to help breathe new life into the town.
Alexandria: A recent decision handed down by the Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control that says plans for modernizing a New Hampshire biomass energy plant qualify as a Class 1 renewable energy source could breathe new life into the Alexandria wood-burning plant.
DEFENDER Rui Marques is hoping his World Cup adventure with Angola will help breathe new life into his flagging club career after a miserable year on loan from Leeds United at Hull City.
The city's Economic Development Corporation is looking for a developer who can breathe new life into the landmark Battery Maritime Building at the southernmost tip of Manhattan.
Rooftop Architecture takes as its premise the notion that 'the addition of a new layer can breathe new life into the contemporary city', and that 'the roof would be an excellent basis for this'.