reassert itself

idiom

: to start to have an effect again after a period of not having an effect
Traditional values have reasserted themselves.

Examples of reassert itself in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As president and chief executive of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, Burke has watched the city rebound after the dark days of COVID-19 to reassert itself as one of the country’s most popular travel destinations. Suhauna Hussain, Los Angeles Times, 2 May 2024 Meanwhile, Iran will seek to reassert itself as a regional force to be reckoned with, analysts say. CNN, 13 Apr. 2024 These should be used to ensure that Hamas does not try to reassert itself. Dennis Ross, Foreign Affairs, 13 Mar. 2024 With all of this working to Mr. Biden’s advantage, the age question was already poised to reassert itself in the campaign — even before the special counsel report on Thursday. Nate Cohn, New York Times, 9 Feb. 2024 Republicans rallied around Roosevelt and his successor, President Harry Truman, after the United States entered the war, but the party’s isolationist wing began to reassert itself once the hostilities were over. Gerald F. Seib, Foreign Affairs, 9 Jan. 2024 Domestic politics in Ukraine has started to reassert itself, with local media fixated on any potential signs of division between Mr. Zelensky’s government and military leadership. Marc Santora, New York Times, 5 Dec. 2023 Such a move would help Ethiopia to reassert itself as the dominant player in the Horn of Africa, located in East Africa along a strategic maritime trade route. Mahad Darar, The Conversation, 13 Nov. 2023 The United States team, which began training camp in early August and found success through several friendly exhibitions in Las Vegas, Spain and the United Arab Emirates, is looking to reassert itself as the top basketball power in the world. Jim Owczarski, Journal Sentinel, 23 Aug. 2023

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“Reassert itself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reassert%20itself. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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