noun re·birth \(ˌ)rē-ˈbərth, ˈrē-ˌ\

: a period in which something becomes popular again after a long period of time when it was not popular

: a period of new life, growth, or activity

Full Definition of REBIRTH

a :  a new or second birth :  metempsychosis
b :  spiritual regeneration
:  renaissance, revival <a rebirth of nationalism>

Examples of REBIRTH

  1. the natural cycle of birth, death, and rebirth in plants
  2. <a renewed interest in long-playing records led to the rebirth of the turntable among audiophiles>

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noun re·birth \ˌrē-ˈbərth, ˈrē-ˌbərth\

Definition of REBIRTH for Kids

:  a period in which something becomes popular again
:  a period of new life or growth <Spring brings signs of rebirth.>


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