From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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revivalre‧vi‧val /rɪˈvaɪvəl/ ●○○ noun 1 [countable, uncountable]START something/MAKE something START a process in which something becomes active or strong again The US and the UK have expectations of economic revival.revival of A revival of the timber industry is needed. There has been a revival of interest in Picasso’s work.2 [countable, uncountable]POPULAR when something becomes popular againrevival of/in the recent revival in medieval music a revival of organized religion Traditional English food seems to be enjoying a revival at the moment.3 [countable]APT a new production of a play that has not been performed for a long time Neeson was excellent in a revival of Eugene O‘Neill’s ’Anna Christie'.4 [countable]RRC a revival meeting
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revivalOpera is enjoying a revival.There's been something of an Abba revival recently.Sixties pop music enjoyed a big revival in the mid-90s.a Broadway revival of "A Streetcar Named Desire"Hopefully, the new marketplace will spark a neighborhood economic revival.Jim Mitulski, pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church, where the gospel revival was held.Built in 1923, it is a special example of mission revival architecture.The dramatic events of Black Wednesday leave little chance of avoiding a quick revival of inflationary pressure.No Damascene trauma lay behind that shift, nor was it to do with John Lawrence's forecasts of national spiritual revival.Edwards was essentially a staid stay-at-home during the revivals.revival of interestThere has recently been a revival of interest in changes in colonic motility in ulcerative colitis.In the 1890s there was a revival of interest in the sect, and several members of the Salvation Army joined Prince.And it is on mud that the albeit small revival of interest is focused.The revival of interest in its ideas might be explained by this, rather than by its standing as a political organisation.enjoying a revivalCross-country skiing is also enjoying a revival.Single Gloucester is another traditional cheese that is enjoying a revival.
From King Business Dictionaryrevivalre‧vi‧val /rɪˈvaɪvəl/ noun [countable, uncountable]1when something becomes active or strong againearly signs of economic revivalrevival inVarious surveys show a revival in consumer confidence.revival ofSome people feared a revival of inflation.2when something becomes popular againrevival ofthe revival of this style of furnitureAmerican fashion designers are beginning to enjoy a revival.