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1A rapid recovery, especially after a period of decline; a rebound.
2As a mass noun: resilience.
Marketing. A strategy encouraging repeat patronage, typically by means of coupons redeemable on a return visit. Usually attributive.
1940s; earliest use found in The Lima News. From bounce + back.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.