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The need for a radical overhaul has been abundantly clear for years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It also recommends overhauling the civil courts fees system. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has also completely overhauled the system for dealing with power of attorney. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Some will need a complete overhaul, some just a gentle nudge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In addition, the government needs to overhaul vehicle excise duty to incentivise people to buy the cleanest vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)New police officers will need to have university degrees for the first time under one of the most radical overhauls of the service in generations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The system needs an overhaul. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A radical image overhaul has also meant playing catch-up with her wardrobe. The Sun (2017)The government has also delayed its plans to cap housing benefit by a year, as it announced plans for an overhaul of the system. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Dickensian committee system needs overhauling, as it can inhibit staff from doing their work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The system is long overdue for a complete overhaul. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The figures come as the government plans to overhaul the credit card industry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The system in needs a radical overhaul. The Sun (2012)Benefits will also be overhauled to make sure people are always better off in work. The Sun (2011)They are also looking to overhaul the benefits system to make it simpler. The Sun (2010)The way volunteering works has also been overhauled. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Businesses must overhaul recruitment programmes and look beyond acceptance by certification or diploma alone. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It must insist on a complete overhaul of staffing and management. The Sun (2013)Next in line for an overhaul is government. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The report called for a radical overhaul of the science and maths curriculum and examination system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His comment has prompted many to ask whether the system needs an overhaul. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The dining experience has also been overhauled. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She also sought to overhaul safety practices. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has sparked calls for an overhaul of the system to focus on getting them back to work. The Sun (2015)The expenses system needs a complete overhaul and it must be done by an independent body with no way to profit. The Sun (2008)The MPs call for a complete overhaul of the scheme to merge six benefits into one credit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The MPs called for a complete government overhaul of the system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A complete overhaul will cost at least 30,000. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: overhaul VERB
If a piece of equipment is overhauled, it is cleaned, checked thoroughly, and repaired if necessary.
They had ensured the plumbing was overhauled a year ago.
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