HyperDic: resuscitation

English > 1 sense of the word resuscitation:
NOUNactresuscitationthe act of reviving a person and returning them to consciousness
resuscitation > pronunciation
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English > resuscitation: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of reviving a person and returning them to consciousness.
Example"although he was apparently drowned, resuscitation was accomplished by artificial respiration"
Narrowercardiopulmonary resuscitation, CPR, cardiac resuscitation, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, kiss of lifeAn emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration
Broaderrevival, resurgence, revitalization, revitalisation, revivificationBringing again into activity and prominence
Spanishreanimación, resucitación, resurrección
Verbsresuscitatecause to regain consciousness

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