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[ree-bawrn] /riˈbɔrn/
having undergone rebirth.
1590-1600; re- + born Unabridged
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  • People are trying to get things accomplished, rebuilt, reborn.
  • But now, it seemed on the verge of being reborn in a different way.
  • Then, lured by ritual prayer and song, the souls emerge from the water and the spirits are reborn.
  • The city has been reborn as a posh playground for tourists, including high-end boutiques, hotels and cafes.
  • For some on the right, who object even to the idea of a federal income tax, the mandate is an old fight reborn.
  • And where family traditions can be reborn and enjoyed by the next generation.
  • Some of us may even dream of being reborn as a different species.
  • The sun dies every night, and every morning is reborn.
  • Tribal members will have access to sacred sites now inundated by water, and cultural traditions can be reborn.
  • After going through a bankruptcy that nearly killed it, the dinosaur is set to be reborn with a new skin and upgraded features.
British Dictionary definitions for reborn


born or as if born again, esp in having undergone spiritual regeneration
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for reborn

1590s, from re- "back, again" + born.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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