AskDefine | Define regeneration

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1 (biology) growth anew of lost tissue or destroyed parts or organs
2 feedback in phase with (augmenting) the input [syn: positive feedback]
3 the activity of spiritual or physical renewal
4 forming again (especially with improvements or removal of defects); renewing and reconstituting [syn: re-formation]

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  1. rebuilding or restructuring; large scale repair or renewal.
    ''The conversion of so many old industrial buildings into living quarters was a major factor in the regeneration.


rebuilding or restructuring; large scale repair or renewal

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regeneration in Czech: Regenerace
regeneration in German: Regeneration
regeneration in Spanish: Regeneración
regeneration in Dutch: Regeneratie
regeneration in Polish: Regeneracja

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