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Definition of "resurgence" []

  • A continuing after interruption; a renewal. (noun)
  • A restoration to use, acceptance, activity, or vigor; a revival. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "resurgence" in a sentence
  • "On September 5, more than 250 associations protested what they called a resurgence in intimidation of civil society."
  • "Mr. Cantor, if Republicans continue to offer their outdated ideology and no positive agenda to the voters, your "resurgence" is nothing more than a fantasy!"
  • "The most unexpected, and potentially risky, aspect of NATO's resurgence is Abdul Razziq, the 32-year-old police colonel best known for allegations of pocketing millions of dollars in illegal customs dues, who has left the border to lead hundreds of his militiamen into Taliban-held villages that have bedeviled NATO troops for years."