re·ju·ve·na·tion | \ ri-ˌjü-və-ˈnā-shən , ˌrē- \
plural rejuvenations

Definition of rejuvenation 

: the action of rejuvenating or the state of being rejuvenated : restoration of youthful vigor I remind myself that it is hope for rejuvenation of body and spirit after the rigors of the holidays that has brought me to the brink… —Jeff Phillips Europeans insist that their nations are not "immigration" countries, as is the United States, which by … tradition views immigrants as a source of cultural richness and economic rejuvenation. —Judith Miller rejuvenation of streams … formed his ideas and planned his schemes for the rejuvenation of the drama … —Arnold Bennett … poured half a billion dollars into Italy's post-war rejuvenation —Arthur Vandenberg

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According to Rozwadowski, roads targeted for rejuvenation in 2018 include stretches that were resurfaced in 2016. Dan Moran, Lake County News-Sun, "Moran: Lake County looks to rejuvenate pavement before wear-and-tear sets in," 6 July 2018 Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum Brandi Glanville reportedly paid $12,000 for her vaginal rejuvenation surgery. Lindsay Weinberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "Vaginal Rejuvenation Is the Latest Cosmetic Trend to Hit Hollywood," 12 July 2018 Keep that process in mind when wrapping your mind around this strategy set to be deployed by the Lake County Division of Transportation: Pavement rejuvenation. Dan Moran, Lake County News-Sun, "Moran: Lake County looks to rejuvenate pavement before wear-and-tear sets in," 6 July 2018 The season leaves the characters in a place that feels a bit like a Hail Mary pass designed to rejuvenate a show that doesn’t really need rejuvenation, but maybe that’s appropriate. Todd Vanderwerff, Vox, "GLOW season 2 is less than the sum of its parts. But those parts are amazing.," 29 June 2018 Our lengthy hands-on with the game's substantial E3 build gave us a chance to confirm changes big and small that combine to make Smash Ultimate look and feel like a bona fide, updates-all-around rejuvenation to the 19-year-old franchise. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Smash Bros. Ultimate hands-on: We put new fighters, new features to the test," 14 June 2018 The 38 streets that will receive the liquid rejuvenation treatment must be free of parked vehicles, although no roads will be closed off to motorists, said Nanci Julius, an engineer for Arlington Heights. Phil Rockrohr,, "Officials don't anticipate traffic issues during upcoming road work in Arlington Heights," 5 June 2018 The step-wise, multimodal approach to rejuvenation is really what the newest trend is in cosmetic surgery. Carolyne Zinko, San Francisco Chronicle, "How to look your absolute best at any age? We asked the experts.," 15 May 2018 Jada Pinkett Smith is feeling very youthful after a vaginal rejuvenation. Julie Mazziotta,, "Jada Pinkett Smith Says Her Vagina Feels Younger After 3 Rejuvenation Treatments," 19 June 2018

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1746, in the meaning defined above

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