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reincarnate

verb uk   /ˌriː.ɪn.kɑːˈneɪt/ us    /-ˈkɑːr.neɪt/
[T always passive] If a dead person or animal is reincarnated as someone or something else, their spirit returns to life in that person or animal.Life after death [T] If something is reincarnated, it appears in a different form, especially after it has disappeared for a period of time: Compared to the old model, the reincarnated Mini Cooper has a more powerful engine and looks more streamlined.Life after death
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