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Definition of resurrect verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they resurrect
    he / she / it resurrects
    past simple resurrected
    -ing form resurrecting
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  1. 1resurrect something to bring back into use something, such as a belief, a practice, etc., that had disappeared or been forgotten synonym revive The campaign for spelling reform has been resurrected. He has succeeded in resurrecting his career in television.
  2. 2resurrect somebody to bring a dead person back to life synonym raise from the dead
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