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English definition of “regenerate”

regenerate

verb  /riˈdʒen·əˌreɪt/ us  

regenerate verb (IMPROVE)

[T] to improve a place or system so that it is active or producing good results again: As president of the college, he regenerated a failing institution.

regenerate verb (GROW AGAIN)

biology [I/T] to grow again, or to make something grow again, for example, new tissue or a new part
regeneration
noun [U] /riˌdʒen·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
Logging can generally occur in forests without a regeneration plan in place.
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