Meaning of “resuscitation” in the English Dictionary


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resuscitationnoun [ U ]

uk /rɪˌsʌs.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /rɪˌsʌs.əˈteɪ.ʃən/

the act of bringing someone or something back to life or waking them:

The patient suffered a cardiac arrest and died, despite an attempt at resuscitation.

a return to success after a difficult period, especially in business:

The prime minister said that small businesses would play a full part in the resuscitation of the economy.

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(Definition of “resuscitation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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