Meaning of resuscitation in English:


Pronunciation /rɪˌsʌsɪˈteɪʃn/

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mass noun
  • 1The action or process of reviving someone from unconsciousness or apparent death.

    ‘paramedics were called and aggressive resuscitation was performed’
    • ‘mouth-to-mouth resuscitation’
    • ‘He witnesses Peter's amazing resuscitation of his son, a boy who had been in the grave for 14 years.’
    • ‘She dismissed the possibility that the spinal bleeding could have been associated with resuscitation.’
    • ‘The legend tells that Paul arranged to have him released from prison in return for his attempting a miraculous resuscitation.’
    • ‘He took Harry from her and started resuscitation on the floor.’
    • ‘They said the injury to the frenulum was unlikely to have been from resuscitation.’
    • ‘He says that he, together with the lance corporal and the fusilier, attempted resuscitation before the arrival of the ambulance.’
    • ‘The particular concern was about his understanding and management of general and neonatal resuscitation.’
    • ‘There are a string of clues as to how he knows that the body lying in front of them is lifeless, beyond resuscitation.’
    • ‘The male rate for completed suicide has always been higher, even when we lacked the technology for quick, easy resuscitation.’
    • ‘He could not exclude the possibility that the dislocation had occurred in resuscitation.’
    1. 1.1The action of making something active or vigorous again.
      ‘resuscitation of bygone artistic styles’
      • ‘My interest here is not in the recuperation or resuscitation of my professional specialization.’
      • ‘The receiver had the additional charge for floating new security issues to support corporate resuscitation.’
      • ‘The actual triumph of the programme was the resuscitation from the dead of Dante Sonata.’
      • ‘It's a well-written account of his 10-year resuscitation of the world's largest computer company.’
      • ‘It must have been a tricky task to decide which opera, from this cornucopia, to select for resuscitation.’
      • ‘The resuscitation of the religious view of nature requires a very radical change.’
      • ‘It seems to have been Churchill's debilitating stroke in the summer of 1953 that led to the resuscitation of the project.’
      • ‘Language clarifies the internal borders and supports the possibility for a resuscitation of the geographically uncompromised nation.’
      • ‘The resuscitation of their sales doesn't depend on the launch of the order management system.’
      • ‘He must now conduct the resuscitation of his party while sitting in the hot seat.’