rebirth

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noun re·birth \(ˌ)rē-ˈbərth, ˈrē-ˌ\

Definition of rebirth

  1. 1a :  a new or second birth :  metempsychosisb :  spiritual regeneration

  2. 2 :  renaissance, revival a rebirth of nationalism

Examples of rebirth in a Sentence

  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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First Known Use of rebirth

1837


REBIRTH Defined for English Language Learners

rebirth

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Definition of rebirth for English Language Learners

  • : 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


REBIRTH Defined for Kids

rebirth

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

Definition of rebirth for Students

  1. 1 :  a period in which something becomes popular again

  2. 2 :  a period of new life or growth Spring brings signs of rebirth.



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