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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #147 | revival

August 1, 2019

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Today’s word is: revival. Do you know what it means? It means: an improvement in condition of something or someone, an instance of something becoming popular or important again, restoration to life, renewal of some activity which was stopped.

In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word revival. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.

The word revival expresses the process of improving upon existing condition of something or restarting an activity or event which was popular earlier.

For example: The senior members of the theatre group collaborated for the revival of a Shakespearean play.

Listen carefully how we can use the word revival in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.

Example number 1 of 8:  The foreign investors are taking interest in investing in the infrastructure sector of the country. This has increased the hopes of revival of the economy.

Example number 2 of 8:  A revival is needed for the industry of handmade toy makers. The machine made toys have captured the market and the business based on original form of art is deteriorating. 

Example number 3 of 8:  A movie based on competition between two distinguished classical singers was released. It was widely appreciated by the audience and it also revived the trend of learning classical singing among youngsters.

Example number 5 of 8: The dispute between two neighbour states had jeopardised the progress of the water canal work. The central ministry officials discussed the matter with both parties and ensured revival of the project.

Example number 6 of 8:  Mr. Ranade was concerned that his family was not following the customs and traditions associated with their family deity (means god). He therefore organised a religious ceremony at his home with a view of reviving the family traditions.

Example number 7 of 8:  Couple of incidents regarding some tourists suffering food poisoning drastically reduced the flow of the tourists into the city. The city administration inspected the food outlets and issued safety certificates to revive the tourism.

Example number 8 of 8: When the country was under the rule of outsiders, the use of many local languages was banned. The citizens of the country were unhappy about this. Later, when the country gained independence, special efforts were made for the revival of local languages.

Today we learnt the word revival which means: an improvement in condition of something or someone, an instance of something becoming popular or important again, restoration to life, renewal of some activity which was stopped.

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This was episode number 147 of 200 BM Vocabulary episodes that we have planned. Kindly note that we will be releasing 1 vocabulary episode daily at 6 am Indian Standard Time.

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