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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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David Cameron will attempt to breathe new life into his much-criticised 'Big Society' initiative, declaring that it is "my mission in politics" to make it succeed.
By using European funding to boost levels of public and private investment we can breathe new life into this important part of our tourism market.
Councillor Robbie Payne, the portfolio holder for culture, housing and transportation, said: "Historically, Murray Street is one of the town centre's most popular shopping areas and, hopefully, this scheme will help to breathe new life into the area.
Would enthusiastic young dancers come along to breathe new life into the Graham idiom, or would only those of the powerful middle period--the '40s and '50s--continue to reign?
A NEW link road will soon open up a redundant old quarry in Nuneaton to massive redevelopment and breathe new life into the Camp Hill area of the town.
South Tyneside Council and the William Sutton Trust have signed up to a the new project that aims to breathe new life into the Rekendyke area of South Shields.
The title's reuse reflects the artist's ability to breathe new life into castoffs, and the phrase itself notes his penchant for soapbox-derby technology and lemonade-stand production budgets.
When the public scandal broke that churchmen and others had been actively involved in raping molesting and culturally abusing native children over several generations, I felt there was an opportunity to breathe new life into an ailing institution.
Two vital organizations have united to breathe new life into a mission that focuses on high quality standards and a vision that seeks to bring cohesiveness to a fragmented marketplace.
However, the problems that they have, force them to open up to each other and help breathe new life into their friendship.
He desires to breathe new life into a traditional discipline downgraded at many universities.