reincarnation

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌriːɪnkɑːrˈneɪʃən/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌriɪnkɑrˈneɪʃən/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(rē′in kär nāshən)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
re•in•car•na•tion /ˌriɪnkɑrˈneɪʃən/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. Eastern Religions[uncountable] the belief that the soul, after the death of the body, comes back to earth in another body or form.
  2. Eastern Religions a person or thing that has come back or been brought back in another form:[countable]The new proposal is a reincarnation of his earlier ideas.
re•in•car•nat•ed /ˌriɪnˈkɑrneɪtɪd/USA pronunciation  adj. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
re•in•car•na•tion  (rē′in kär nāshən),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Eastern Religionsthe belief that the soul, upon death of the body, comes back to earth in another body or form.
  2. Eastern Religionsrebirth of the soul in a new body.
  3. Eastern Religionsa new incarnation or embodiment, as of a person.
re′in•car•nation•ist, n. 
  • re- + incarnation 1855–60

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
reincarnation /ˌriːɪnkɑːˈneɪʃən/ n
  1. the belief that on the death of the body the soul transmigrates to or is born again in another body
  2. the incarnation or embodiment of a soul in a new body after it has left the old one at physical death
  3. embodiment again in a new form, as of a principle or idea

ˌreincarˈnationist n , adj
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