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revival

noun [C or U]
 
 
/rɪˈvaɪvəl/
a process in which something starts to grow, develop, or become successful again: Senior economists believe that market liberalism is leading to a revival of the economy. We remain hopeful that the revival in the global economy will provide a boost to exports over the remainder of this year. After the recent recession, retail spending is showing signs of revival. There are early signs that an economic revival is taking hold.undergo/enjoy a revival Under new management, the firm has undergone something of a revival.spark/lead to a revival Prices at the top end of the market adjusted last year, leading to a revival in recent months.
(Definition of revival from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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