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rejuvenation

[ ri-joo-vuh-ney-shuhn ]
/ rɪˌdʒu vəˈneɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act of making someone young again or restoring them to youthful vigor:The area features luxurious resort hotels with spa facilities for complete relaxation and rejuvenation.
the act of making something new and fresh, or restoring it to a former better state:The governor’s legacy includes notable achievements in many areas, including the environment, public transit, and rejuvenation of the economy.
Physical Geography.
  1. the renewal of the activity, erosive power, etc., of a stream by uplift or by removal of a barrier in the stream bed:Recent tectonic activity along the Euphrates fault resulted in the rejuvenation of part of the Euphrates River.
  2. the return of a region to a more youthful topography by the action of streams renewed in this way:The differential erosion and the presence of residual hills at different heights may be attributed to the effect of uplift and rejuvenation of the region in different periods.

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