1 [uncountable and countable] a process in which something becomes active or strong again:
The US and the UK have expectations of economic revival.
revival of
A revival of the timber industry is needed.
There has been a revival of interest in Picasso's work.
2 [uncountable and countable] when something becomes popular again
revival of/in
the recent revival in medieval music
a revival of organized religion
Traditional English food seems to be enjoying a revival at the moment.
3 [countable]APT a new production of a play that has not been performed for a long time:
Neeson was excellent in a revival of Eugene O'Neill's 'Anna Christie'.
4 [countable]RRC a revival meeting

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