Definition of resurgence in English:

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Pronunciation: /rɪˈsəːdʒ(ə)ns/


[in singular]
An increase or revival after a period of little activity, popularity, or occurrence: a resurgence of interest in religion
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  • Indeed, we now know that, far from being a ‘dark age’, this period saw an economic resurgence in Anglo-Saxon England.
  • The recent resurgence in the popularity of the genre has allowed Romero not just a bigger budget, but the chance to make a new film at all.
  • He said the resurgence of economic activity in Solwezi following the opening of Kansanshi mine was benefiting not only the district but also the entire province.
renewal, revival, recovery, rally, upturn, comeback, reinvigoration, reawakening, resurrection, reappearance, re-emergence, rejuvenation, regeneration, new birth, rebirth, renaissance, new dawn, new beginning;
resumption, recommencement, continuation, re-establishment;
Italian risorgimento
rare renascence, recrudescence, rejuvenescence

Words that rhyme with resurgence

convergence, divergence, emergence, insurgence, submergence

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