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Meaning of “resuscitate” in the English Dictionary

"resuscitate" in British English

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resuscitateverb [T]

uk   us   /rɪˈsʌs.ɪ.teɪt/
to ​bring someone or something back to ​life or ​wake someone or something: Her ​heart had ​stopped, but the ​doctorssuccessfully resuscitated her.
(Definition of resuscitate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"resuscitate" in American English

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resuscitateverb [I/T]

 us   /rɪˈsʌs·ɪˌteɪt/
to ​bring someone who is ​dying back to ​life, ​wake someone who is ​unconscious, or ​bring something back into use or ​existence: [T] You should ​learn how to resuscitate a ​person whose ​breathing has ​stopped. [T] He ​led the ​effort to resuscitate the ​localnewspaper.
(Definition of resuscitate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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