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resurrection

noun [U]    /ˌrez·əˈrek·ʃən/
the act or fact of bringing someone back to life , or bringing something back into use or existence : the resurrection of his political career In the Christian religion , the Resurrection is Jesus Christ’s return to life after his death .
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