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resurrection

res·ur·rec·tion

resurrection

 
 
pronunciation:
re z rek shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a return to life after death.
The resurrection of Lazarus four days after his death is recounted in the Gospel according to John.
definition 2: (cap.) the return to life of Jesus Christ after he died and was buried.
Belief in the Resurrection is a fundamental element of Christianity.
definition 3: (cap.) in Christianity, the rising again of all the deceased on Judgment Day.
definition 4: a return to use or prominence; revival.
Resurrection of the old advertising slogan appears to have increased sales.The former governor's resurrection as a candidate for president came as a surprise to many.
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derivation: resurrectional (adj.)