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reactivate

[ ree-ak-tuh-veyt ]
/ riˈæk təˌveɪt /
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verb (used with object), re·ac·ti·vat·ed, re·ac·ti·vat·ing.
to render active again; revive.
verb (used without object), re·ac·ti·vat·ed, re·ac·ti·vat·ing.
to be active again.
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Origin of reactivate

First recorded in 1900–05; re- + activate

OTHER WORDS FROM reactivate

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

reactivate
/ (rɪˈæktɪˌveɪt) /

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

Derived forms of reactivate

reactivation, noun
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