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comeback

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈkʌm.bæk/
C1 an attempt to become famous, powerful, or important again after a period of being much less famous, etc.: She's trying to make a comeback with her first album for 20 years.
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in Korean 돌아 오다…
in Arabic يَعْود…
in Portuguese voltar…
in Catalan tornar…
in Japanese 帰ってくる…
in Italian tornare, ritornare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 回來, 回來,返回…
in Russian возвращаться, снова входить в моду…
in Turkish geri gelmek, dönmek, yeniden moda/meşhur/popüler olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 回来, 回来,返回…
in Polish wracać…
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