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Definition of resurgent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

resurgent

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈsɜːdʒənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɜːrdʒənt//
 
[usually before noun] (formal)
 
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becoming stronger or more popular again a resurgent economy resurgent nationalism Word Origin early 19th cent. (earlier as a noun): from Latin resurgent- ‘rising again’, from the verb resurgere, from re- ‘again’ + surgere ‘to rise’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: resurgent