reactivation

noun
re·​ac·​ti·​va·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-ˌak-tə-ˈvā-shən How to pronounce reactivation (audio) \
plural reactivations

Definition of reactivation

: the act or process of making something active again or becoming active again : the act or process of reactivating or the condition of being reactivated reactivation of a dormant virus reactivation of several warships

First Known Use of reactivation

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reactivation was in 1903

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“Reactivation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reactivation. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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reactivation

noun
re·​ac·​ti·​va·​tion | \ -ˌak-tə-ˈvā-shən How to pronounce reactivation (audio) \

Medical Definition of reactivation

: the act or process of reactivating or condition of being reactivated

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