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revival

noun uk   /rɪˈvaɪ.vəl/ us  
C2 [C or U] the process of becoming more active or popular again: Recently, there has been some revival of (interest in) ancient music. An economic/artistic revival is sweeping the country. [C] a performance of a play that has not been seen for a long time: We're staging a revival of a 1950s play. [C or U] a time when interest in religion starts again in a stronger way than before, or a meeting or series of meetings organized to encourage this to happen
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