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revitalization movement

Definition of Revitalization Movement

(noun) An organized attempt by a group to build a society or culture that is more attuned to their beliefs, values, or traditional way of life; typically in response to a rapid change in a society or culture.

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Revitalization Movement Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /riˌvaɪdl̩əˈzeɪʃ(ə)n ˈmuvm(ə)nt/
      • /riˌvaɪdlˌaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n ˈmuvm(ə)nt/
    • British English
      • /ˌriːvʌɪtl̩ʌɪˈzeɪʃn ˈmuːvm(ə)nt/
      • /ˌriːvʌɪtəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn ˈmuːvm(ə)nt/
      • /riːˌvʌɪtl̩ʌɪˈzeɪʃn ˈmuːvm(ə)nt/
      • /riːˌvʌɪtəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn ˈmuːvm(ə)nt/
  • Syllabification: (re·vi·tal·i·za·tion move·ment)

Usage Note

  • Plural: revitalization movements

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Works Consulted

Scott, John, and Gordon Marshall. 2005. A Dictionary of Sociology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Tischler, Henry L. 2011. Introduction to Sociology. 10th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wiktionary, The Free Dictionary. Wikimedia Foundation. (http://en.wiktionary.org).

Cite the Definition of Revitalization Movement

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “revitalization movement.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 24, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/revitalization-movement/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

revitalization movement. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/revitalization-movement/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “revitalization movement.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 24, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/revitalization-movement/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“revitalization movement.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 24 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/revitalization-movement/>.