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revitalize

[ree-vahyt-l-ahyz] /riˈvaɪt lˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), revitalized, revitalizing.
1.
to give new life to.
2.
to give new vitality or vigor to.
Origin of revitalize
1855-1860
1855-60; re- + vitalize
Related forms
revitalization, noun
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revitalize

/riːˈvaɪtəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to restore vitality or animation to
Derived Forms
revitalization, revitalisation, noun
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n.

1869, noun of action from revitalize.

revitalize

v.

1840, from re- "back, again" + vitalize. Related: Revitalized; revitalizing.

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