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English definition of “reignite”

reignite

verb [T]     /ˌriː.ɪɡˈnaɪt/
to make something such as a disagreement or worry that was disappearing grow stronger : The recent food-poisoning scare has reignited debate / concern / controversy over farming methods . There are fears that rising wages will reignite inflation .Becoming and making stronger
(Definition of reignite verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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