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English definition of “resuscitation”

resuscitation

noun [U]     /rɪˌsʌs.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/
the act of bringing someone or something back to life or waking them: The patient suffered a cardiac arrest and died, despite an attempt at resuscitation. → See also mouth-to-mouthResuscitation a return to success after a difficult period, especially in business: The prime minister said that small businesses would play a full part in the resuscitation of the economy.Restoring and reviving
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