reappearance

noun
re·​ap·​pear·​ance | \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈpir-ən(t)s How to pronounce reappearance (audio) \
plural reappearances

Definition of reappearance

: a second or renewed appearance : the act or an instance of reappearing Full House and The X-Files, which are just two of the old shows making a reappearance on our small screens …— Sophie Vokes-Dudgeon His speech was a welcome reappearance of the leader who sold himself as a compassionate conservative when he first ran for president …— Peggy Fikac

First Known Use of reappearance

1618, in the meaning defined above

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“Reappearance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reappearance. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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