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re·viv·al

 (rĭ-vī′vəl)
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of reviving: the revival of a person who fainted.
b. The condition of being revived.
2. A restoration to use, acceptance, activity, or vigor after a period of obscurity or quiescence: a revival of colonial architecture; a revival of the economy.
3. A new presentation of an old play, movie, opera, ballet, or similar production.
4.
a. A time of reawakened interest in religion.
b. A meeting or series of meetings for the purpose of reawakening religious faith, often characterized by impassioned preaching and public testimony.
5. Restoration to validity of something lapsed or set aside, such as a legal claim or status.

revival

(rɪˈvaɪvəl)
n
1. the act or an instance of reviving or the state of being revived
2. an instance of returning to life or consciousness; restoration of vigour or vitality
3. a renewed use, acceptance of, or interest in (past customs, styles, etc): a revival of learning; the Gothic revival.
4. (Theatre) a new production of a play that has not been recently performed
5. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a reawakening of faith or renewal of commitment to religion
6. (Ecclesiastical Terms) an evangelistic meeting or service intended to effect such a reawakening in those present
7. (Law) the re-establishment of legal validity, as of a judgment, contract, etc

re•viv•al

(rɪˈvaɪ vəl)

n.
1. restoration to life, consciousness, vigor, or strength.
2. restoration to use, acceptance, or currency: the revival of old customs.
3. a new production of an old play.
4. a showing of an old motion picture.
5. a reawakening of interest in and care for religion.
6. an evangelistic service or a series of services to effect a religious awakening.
7. the act of reviving.
8. the state of being revived.
9. the reestablishment of legal force and effect.
[1645–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revival - bringing again into activity and prominence; "the revival of trade"; "a revival of a neglected play by Moliere"; "the Gothic revival in architecture"
Renaissance, Renascence, rebirth - the revival of learning and culture
regeneration - the activity of spiritual or physical renewal
resurrection - a revival from inactivity and disuse; "it produced a resurrection of hope"
resuscitation - the act of reviving a person and returning them to consciousness; "although he was apparently drowned, resuscitation was accomplished by artificial respiration"
betterment, improvement, advance - a change for the better; progress in development
2.revival - an evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religionrevival - an evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religion
mass meeting, rally - a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm

revival

revival

noun
2. A continuing after interruption:
Translations
إحياء عَمَلٍ فَنّي قَديمبَعْث ، إحْياء، إنْعاشمَرْحَلَة إحْياء
nové uvedeníobrozeníoživení
genoplivelsenyopsætningvækkelse
ébredésfeléledés
endurlífgun; endurnÿjunendursÿningendurvakning
nové uvedenieobrodenie
canlanmatekrar sahneye koymakyeniden rağbet bulma

revival

[rɪˈvaɪvəl] N
1. (= bringing back) [of custom, usage] → recuperación f; [of old ideas] → resurgimiento m
2. (= coming back) [of custom, usage] → vuelta f; [of old ideas] → renacimiento m
the Revival of Learning (Hist) → el Renacimiento
3. (from illness, faint) → reanimación f
4. (Theat) [of play] → reposición f

revival

[rɪˈvaɪvəl] n
[interest] → regain m; [economy, trade] → reprise f
(in fashion, music)regain m d'intérêt, revival m
revival in sth
the revival in classical music → le regain d'intérêt pour la musique classique, le revival de la musique classique
[faith] → renouveau m
[play] → reprise f

revival

n
(= bringing back, of custom, usage) → Wiedererwecken nt, → Wiederauflebenlassen nt; (of old ideas, affair)Wiederaufnehmen nt, → Wiederaufgreifen nt; (from faint, fatigue) → Wiederbeleben nt, → Wiederbelebung f; (of play)Wiederaufnahme f; (of law)Wiederinkrafttreten nt
(= coming back, return: of custom, old ideas etc) → Wiederaufleben nt; (from faint, fatigue) → Wiederbelebung f; there has been a revival of interest in …das Interesse an … ist wieder wach geworden or ist wieder erwacht; the dollar experienced a slight revivalder Dollar verzeichnete wieder einen leichten Aufschwung; an economic revivalein wirtschaftlicher Wiederaufschwung
(Rel) → Erweckung f; revival meetingErweckungsversammlung f

revival

[rɪˈvaɪvl] n (of person, business, play) → ripresa; (of faith, religion) → risveglio; (of custom, usage, restoration) → ripristino; (reappearance) → rinascita

revive

(rəˈvaiv) verb
1. to come, or bring, back to consciousness, strength, health etc. They attempted to revive the woman who had fainted; She soon revived; The flowers revived in water; to revive someone's hopes.
2. to come or bring back to use etc. This old custom has recently (been) revived.
reˈvival noun
1. the act of reviving or state of being revived. the revival of the invalid / of our hopes.
2. (a time of) new or increased interest in something. a religious revival.
3. (the act of producing) an old and almost forgotten play, show etc.
References in classic literature ?
In addition to the labor troubles, and the discontent of the farmers and of the remnant of the middle class, a religious revival had blazed up.
She was horrified to think how near she had come to being guilty herself; she had been saved in the nick of time by a revival in the colored Methodist Church, a fortnight before, at which time and place she "got religion.
They found themselves in the midst of a revival of the drama.
I will own that I am rather glad that sort of thing seems to be out of fashion now, and I think the directer and franker methods of modern fiction will forbid its revival.
Like Dante or Bunyan, he has a revelation of another life; like Bacon, he is profoundly impressed with the unity of knowledge; in the early Church he exercised a real influence on theology, and at the Revival of Literature on politics.
He happened to go into a revival meeting one night this spring and he got converted.
combined with other events to promote the rapid restoration of learning in Italy; and with that recovery of learning the revival of an interest in the Fables of Aesop is closely identified.
It was like going to revival meetings with someone who was always being converted.
It was introduced by an old Italian publisher somewhere about the 15th century, during the Revival of Learning; and in those days, and even down to a comparatively late period, dolphins were popularly supposed to be a species of the Leviathan.
In short, then, he remained at home fifteen days very quietly without showing any signs of a desire to take up with his former delusions, and during this time he held lively discussions with his two gossips, the curate and the barber, on the point he maintained, that knights-errant were what the world stood most in need of, and that in him was to be accomplished the revival of knight-errantry.
That State (without waiting for the sanction of Congress, as the articles of the Confederation require) was compelled to raise troops to quell a domestic insurrection, and still keeps a corps in pay to prevent a revival of the spirit of revolt.
With all these circumstances, recollections and feelings, she could not hear that Captain Wentworth's sister was likely to live at Kellynch without a revival of former pain; and many a stroll, and many a sigh, were necessary to dispel the agitation of the idea.