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reactivate

[ ree-ak-tuh-veyt ]
/ ri藞忙k t蓹藢ve瑟t /
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verb (used with object), re路ac路ti路vat路ed, re路ac路ti路vat路ing.
to render active again; revive.
verb (used without object), re路ac路ti路vat路ed, re路ac路ti路vat路ing.
to be active again.
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Origin of reactivate

First recorded in 1900鈥05; re- + activate

OTHER WORDS FROM reactivate

re路ac路ti路va路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for reactivate

reactivate
/ (r瑟藞忙kt瑟藢ve瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to make (something) active or functional again

Derived forms of reactivate

reactivation, noun
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Medical definitions for reactivate

reactivate
[ r膿-膬kt蓹-v膩t鈥 ]

v.
To make active again.
To restore the ability to function or the effectiveness of.

Other words from reactivate

re鈥c鈥瞭i鈥ation n.
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