rejuvenation

noun
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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The tech boom fits perfectly into Beijing’s grand narrative of a national rejuvenation. New York Times, "ZTE’s Near-Collapse May Be China’s Sputnik Moment," 10 June 2018 Last month, Jada Pinkett Smith went public with her experience getting the lasic vaginal rejuvenation at the Vitality Institute of Agoura in Los Angeles. Lindsay Weinberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "Vaginal Rejuvenation Is the Latest Cosmetic Trend to Hit Hollywood," 12 July 2018 The study also recommended working with local communities and ensuring their participation in lake rejuvenation and waste management plans. Washington Post, "Water mismanagement leaves India’s Silicon Valley parched," 16 May 2018 The Friends have dedicated themselves to its rejuvenation. Michigan Wildlife Council, Detroit Free Press, "History and nature meet at Haven Hill in metro Detroit," 18 Apr. 2018 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

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First Known Use of rejuvenation

1746, in the meaning defined above

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