Definition of renascent in English:

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Pronunciation: /rɪˈnas(ə)nt/
Pronunciation: /ˈneɪnas(ə)nt/


Becoming active or popular again: renascent fascism
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  • ‘It's quiet now,’ he sings in the album's first line, and it is quiet at the end too, and all points in between on REM's 13 th studio set, their first since the renascent Reveal in 2001 and their least fulfilling since 1994's Monster.
  • It was a renascent Lara who returned to the game for the 2001-02 series in Sri Lanka, finding his breathtaking form once more with 221 and 130 in one Test, and posting a total of 688 runs - 42 per cent of the West Indies' output.
  • One only needs to wait for the continent's biggest soccer event, the African Nations' Cup in January 2002, to prove how the game is at the core of renascent nationalism whenever patriotism needed revival in any participating country.


Early 18th century: from Latin renascent- 'being born again', from the verb renasci, from re- 'back, again' + nasci 'be born'.

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