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wakening

[ wey-kuh-ning ]
/ ˈweɪ kə nɪŋ /
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noun

Scots Law. a revival of a legal action or the process by which this is done.

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Origin of wakening

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at waken, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM wakening

un·wak·en·ing, adjective
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