rejuvenate

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re- (again) +‎ Latin iuvenis (young) +‎ -ate

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  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈdʒuːvəneɪt/, /ɹiːˈdʒuːvəneɪt/
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rejuvenate (third-person singular simple present rejuvenates, present participle rejuvenating, simple past and past participle rejuvenated)

  1. To render young again.
  2. To give new energy or vigour to; to revitalise.
    • 2020 December 2, Andy Byford talks to Paul Clifton, “I enjoy really big challenges...”, in Rail, page 53:
      "We have completely rejuvenated the project. Everyone is galvanised. We will get it open - and open means open. [...]."

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