revival - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/rɪˈvaɪv(ə)l/
singularrevival
pluralrevivals
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the process of becoming active, successful, or popular again

    The Pope’s visit sparked a religious revival in Cuba.

    the revival of interest in local radio

    a revival in/of someone’s fortunes (=an improvement in someone’s situation):

    a revival in the political fortunes of the Liberal Party

  2. 2
    [countable] a new performance of something that has not been performed for a long time, such as a play

    a revival of the hit musical Guys and Dolls