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

Examples of reappearance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His reappearance caused the price of GameStop to spike. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 3 June 2024 Our approaches can perform multiple challenging tasks including reasoning with occluded objects, novel objects appearance, and object reappearance. Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum, 17 May 2024 The program’s reappearance after a long absence marks the latest chapter in a concept that many at the news outlet seem to love, but just can’t figure out how to transform into a sustainable video franchise. Brian Steinberg, Variety, 12 Apr. 2024 According to experts, the whale’s sudden reappearance is part of the animal’s response to climate change. Julia Daye, Miami Herald, 6 Mar. 2024 Sandhill cranes are making their annual noisy reappearance in Indiana a little early this year. Karl Schneider, The Indianapolis Star, 4 Mar. 2024 Its reappearance a couple of weeks ago was so unexpected that the fountain pen community, which makes up a small but passionate corner of the office supplies market, was agog. Scott Cacciola, New York Times, 1 Mar. 2024 Following Russell’s reappearance on Saturday, authorities took her to a local hospital, according to a statement from Hoover Police. Ct Jones, Rolling Stone, 18 July 2023 But now, the focus is firmly on the apparent reappearance in Russia of large-scale Jihadi terror attacks, unrelated to the Ukraine war or domestic opposition to the Kremlin. Matthew Chance, CNN, 24 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1618, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reappearance was in 1618

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“Reappearance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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