Meaning of reinvention in English:


Pronunciation /ˌriːɪnˈvɛnʃn/


mass noun
  • The action or process through which something is changed so much that it appears to be entirely new.

    ‘the reinvention of classic punk rock’
    • ‘the perpetual reinventions of street culture’
    • ‘She welcomes her adopted language, its possibilities for reinvention.’
    • ‘The film was an inversion of the American gangster picture, a reinvention by means of revision.’
    • ‘New York has always been a place of constant reinvention.’
    • ‘The involvement of women in directing teen comedies has expanded cinematic depictions of gender through negotiating the reinvention of generic conventions.’
    • ‘Every print was almost a reinvention of the art.’
    • ‘Prior to his reinvention of himself, Don Quijote's name was Alonso Quijano, owner of an estate in La Mancha.’
    • ‘More than a mere note for note re-arrangement, this version is a brilliant, vital reinvention of a familiar work.’
    • ‘These artists also contributed to the reinvention of artistic practice.’
    • ‘She has continued to balance original songs with reinventions of tunes by a diverse range of songwriters.’
    • ‘It's a pleasure to see the 'zombie movie' recreated with some good reinventions of the classic mythology.’