resurgence

noun re·sur·gence \ ri-ˈsər-jən(t)s \
Updated on: 15 Apr 2018

Definition of resurgence

: a rising again into life, activity, or prominence
  • a resurgence of interest

Examples of resurgence in a Sentence

  1. There has been some resurgence in economic activity recently.

  2. the downtown has experienced a resurgence since the commercial revitalization project was completed

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First Known Use of resurgence

1798

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Definition of resurgence for English Language Learners

  • : a growth or increase that occurs after a period without growth or increase



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