revitalize [rē vīt′'l īz′]
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To revitalize is to make something new or bring it back to life.
An example of revitalize is to bring new businesses into an old downtown area.
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transitive verb re·vi·tal·ized
To impart new life or vigor to: plans to revitalize inner-city neighborhoods; tried to revitalize a flagging economy.