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[ri-fah-chi-men-toh; Italian ree-fah-chee-men-taw]
noun, plural ri·fa·ci·men·ti [ri-fah-chi-men-tee Italian ree-fah-chee-men-tee] /rɪˌfɑ tʃɪˈmɛn ti Italian riˌfɑ tʃiˈmɛn ti/.
  1. a recast or adaptation, as of a literary or musical work.
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Origin of rifacimento

1765–75; < Italian, derivative of rifare to make over, equivalent to ri- re- + fare (≪ Latin facere to do1) + -mento -ment
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Examples from the Web for rifacimento

Historical Examples of rifacimento

  • We consider then the Compendio as a rifacimento not from Boccaccio's hand.

    Giovanni Boccaccio, a Biographical Study

    Edward Hutton

  • Rifacimento, a literary work recast to adapt it to a change in the circumstances of the time.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

  • Still, as Giunta acknowledged, the rifacimento had been irretrievably damaged by some private foe.

  • This man prefixed sonnets written by himself to the rifacimento; "whence we might conclude that he was the editor."