revitalization


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re·vi·tal·ize

 (rē-vīt′l-īz′)
tr.v. re·vi·tal·ized, re·vi·tal·iz·ing, re·vi·tal·iz·es
To impart new life or vigor to: plans to revitalize inner-city neighborhoods; tried to revitalize a flagging economy.

re·vi′tal·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revitalization - 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

revitalization

noun
The act of reviving or condition of being revived:
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revitalization

[riːˌvaɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] revitalisation (British) nrevitalisation f
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