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English definition of “revive”

revive

verb [I or T]     /rɪˈvaɪv/
C2 to come or bring something back to life, health, existence, or use: to revive someone's hopes/confidence/fortunes My plants revived as soon as I gave them some water. A hot shower and a cup of tea will revive you. Traditional skills are being revived.Restoring and reviving
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