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[ree-kree-ey-shuh n] /ˌri kriˈeɪ ʃən/
the act of creating anew.
something created anew.
Origin of re-creation
First recorded in 1515-25; re- + creation Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It will be a re-creation though the body will return to its former state.

    The Faith of Islam Edward Sell
  • This is the day of growth, expansion, creation, and re-creation.

    Appearances Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
  • It is for the artist to observe and apply them in his own work of re-creation.

    Line and Form (1900) Walter Crane
  • This poem is the re-creation of a spiritual experience, a hymn of adoration.

  • Mam'selle Pauline had been touched by the re-creation of Valmet.

    Bayou Folk Kate Chopin
  • Through the disintegration of the old, re-creation becomes possible.

    The Book of Tea Kakuzo Okakura
  • The poor artist is as God made him; and no one, not even a Tolstoi, is competent to undertake his re-creation.

    Imaginations and Reveries (A.E.) George William Russell
  • To refuse to consider that vast question—the re-creation of a National Army on firm principles—is not to solve it.

    The Russian Turmoil

    Anton Ivanovich Denikin
British Dictionary definitions for re-creation


the state or instance of creating again or anew: the re-creation of the Russian Empire
a simulation or re-enactment of a scene, place, time, etc: a re-creation of a vineyard kitchen
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