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English definition of “rebirth”

rebirth

noun [S or U]     /ˌriːˈbɜːθ/ US  /-ˈbɝːθ/
a new period of growth of something, or a time when something that was popular in the past becomes popular again: English drama has enjoyed a rebirth since the 1950s with writers like John Osborne, Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard.Restoring and reviving
(Definition of rebirth noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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