Comeback

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  • Come-back (equally official, but not recommended by Duden)

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Borrowed from English comeback.

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Comeback n (genitive Comebacks, plural Comebacks)

  1. comeback (return to success or popularity)
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 47/2010, page 150:
      Die Rückkehr von Take That ist eines der großen Popwunder der letzten Jahre – nichts ist unwahrscheinlicher als das Comeback einer Teenie-Gruppe.
      The return of Take That is one of the great pop-music miracles of the last years – nothing is more unlikely than the comeback of a teen group.
  2. (rare) comeback; retort (witty reply)

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