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English definition of “regenerate”

regenerate

verb [I or T] (GROW)    /rɪˈdʒen.ər.eɪt/ US  /-ɚ.eɪt/ specialized
to grow again: Tissue regenerates after skin is scratched . A lizard can regenerate its tail .Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflatingMaking progress and advancingBecoming better regeneration     /rɪˌdʒen.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ɚ-/ noun [U] The council is committed to a programme of urban regeneration.Making things betterBecoming betterRestoring and reviving regenerative     /-ə.tɪv/ US  /-ə.t̬ɪv/ adjective
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