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Definition of "revival" []

  • The act or an instance of reviving. (noun)
  • The condition of being revived. (noun)
  • A restoration to use, acceptance, activity, or vigor after a period of obscurity or quiescence. (noun)
  • A new presentation of an old play, movie, opera, ballet, or similar vehicle. (noun)
  • A time of reawakened interest in religion. (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 "revival" in a sentence
  • "The Guardian, UK, reported on July 8th thatyour administration endorsed a revival of America's nuclear industryWednesdayin an effort to build forward momentum for climate change legislation before the Senate~ "The endorsement of a nuclear revival~ a generation after the last reactor was commissioned ~ suggests the Obama administration is open to further compromises as it seeks to find a path through the Senate."
  • "Tara chand was speaking on the occasion of International economic summit held on sdaturday in New Delhi where some prominent displaced Kashmiri Pandit CEOs and top policy makers of J&K state got together to draw the road map for what they described as revival of economy in the strife torn J&K state."
  • "I think the word "revival" is wrong, but that's just because this music never died."