Meaning of “reincarnate” in the English Dictionary

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"reincarnate" in British English

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uk /ˌriː.ɪn.kɑːˈneɪt/ us /ˌriː.ɪnˈkɑːr.neɪt/

[ T always passive ] If a dead person or animal is reincarnated as someone or something else, their spirit returns 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 old model, the reincarnated Mini Cooper has a more powerful engine 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)