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verb regenerate pronunciation in British English /rɪˈdʒenəreɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyregenerate
he/she/itregenerates
present participleregenerating
past tenseregenerated
past participleregenerated
  1. 1
    [transitive] to develop something again, or to bring it back to its original state

    The money will be used to regenerate the town centre.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of regenerate
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] science to grow a new body part or organ, or to be grown as a new body part or organ

    It is impossible for the body to regenerate lost brain cells.

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regeneration

 regenerate pronunciation in British English /rɪˌdʒenəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]

regenerative

 regenerate pronunciation in British English /rɪˈdʒen(ə)rətɪv/  adjective

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