reactivation

reactivate

[ree-ak-tuh-veyt]
verb (used with object), reactivated, reactivating.
1.
to render active again; revive.
verb (used without object), reactivated, reactivating.
2.
to be active again.

Origin:
1900–05; re- + activate

reactivation, noun
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reactivate (rɪˈæktɪˌveɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to make (something) active or functional again
 
reacti'vation
 
n

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reactivate
1903, from re- "back, again" + activate (see active).
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reactivate re·ac·ti·vate (rē-āk'tə-vāt')
v. re·ac·ti·vat·ed, re·ac·ti·vat·ing, re·ac·ti·vates

  1. To make active again.

  2. To restore the ability to function or the effectiveness of.


re·ac'ti·va'tion n.
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