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[in singular] An increase or revival after a period of little activity, popularity, or occurrence:‘a resurgence of interest in religion’
renewal, revival, recovery, rally, upturn, comeback, reinvigoration, reawakening, resurrection, reappearance, re-emergence, rejuvenation, regeneration, new birth, rebirth, renaissance, new dawn, new beginningresumption, recommencement, continuation, re-establishmentrisorgimentorenascence, recrudescence, rejuvenescenceView synonyms
- ‘Leeson said entertainment posters are enjoying a resurgence in popularity.’
- ‘First, there is a continued resurgence in academic writing on the criminal law, in the form of monographs, essays and journal articles published throughout the English-speaking world.’
- ‘In the 1950s its columns reflected the popular resurgence of domesticity and traditional values, to which it added regular coverage of the British royal family.’
- ‘It is also used as a mosquito repellant, a significant contribution in a region where the resurgence of malaria is responsible for thousands of deaths.’
- ‘The recent resurgence in the popularity of the genre has allowed Romero not just a bigger budget, but the chance to make a new film at all.’
- ‘He said the resurgence of economic activity in Solwezi following the opening of Kansanshi mine was benefiting not only the district but also the entire province.’
- ‘He hopes it bodes well for a resurgence in the technology industry.’
- ‘Jackson believes that wood is making a resurgence in popularity partly because it offers a sophisticated look without looking ostentatious.’
- ‘Indeed, we now know that, far from being a ‘dark age’, this period saw an economic resurgence in Anglo-Saxon England.’
- ‘The band is enjoying a resurgence in popularity, at least in the live arena, which might be why they've just released their third live album in four records.’
- ‘The reasons for the resurgence of popular tango are manifold and it is not only the popularity of glitzy shows that has brought it about.’
- ‘But South are confident they can continue to build on the success of the first album and capitalise on the current resurgence of guitar-based music.’
- ‘The resurgence of documentary is a phenomenon few could have predicted.’
- ‘Rebuilding those inventories will trigger a combination of increased U.S. production and a resurgence in imports in coming months.’
- ‘The resurgence of the Anglo-Saxons under Harold at Hastings hides from view an earlier period of Viking domination of England.’
- ‘Ironically, in the prosperous 1990s, expensive cigars enjoyed a resurgence of popularity as a badge of affluence.’
- ‘Door-to-door has traditionally been seen as the poor relation of the main advertising media, but has seen a resurgence in recent years.’
- ‘One of the most curious economic indicators is the surprising resurgence of that most opulent of habits - sending children to boarding school.’
- ‘Continuing a resurgence of interest in Ernest Shackleton's attempts to reach the South Pole, The Collins Press has republished the explorer's two books in one volume.’
- ‘Analyst firms have begun to track a resurgence in the technology industry that began to increase late in 2003 and into 2004.’
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