resurrection

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman resurrectiun, from Old French resurrection (French: résurrection), from Late Latin resurrectionem (accusative of resurrectiō) from Latin resurgō (I rise again), from re- (again), + surgō (I rise).

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  • IPA(key): /ɹɛzəˈɹɛkʃən/, /ɹɛzəˈɹɛkʃn̩/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛkʃən

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resurrection (countable and uncountable, plural resurrections)

  1. The act of arising from the dead and becoming alive again.
  2. (archaic) bodysnatching

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