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Meaning of “reincarnate” in the English Dictionary

"reincarnate" in British English

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reincarnateverb

uk   /ˌriː.ɪn.kɑːˈneɪt/  us   /-ˈkɑːr.neɪt/
[T always passive] If a ​deadperson or ​animal is reincarnated as someone or something ​else, ​theirspiritreturns to ​life in that ​person or ​animal. [T] If something is reincarnated, it ​appears in a different ​form, ​especially after it has ​disappeared for a ​period of ​time: Compared to the ​oldmodel, the reincarnated ​Mini Cooper has a more ​powerfulengine and ​looks more ​streamlined.
(Definition of reincarnate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reincarnate" in American English

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reincarnateverb [T]

 us   /ˌri·ɪnˈkɑr·neɪt/
to ​live again in a different ​body or ​form
(Definition of reincarnate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reincarnate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使投胎, 使再生, 使转世化身…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使投胎, 使再生, 使轉世化身…
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