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To renew.

For example, revival is the act of renewing the legal force of a contract or debt, either by acknowledging it or by giving a new promise, when the contract or debt is no longer a sufficient foundation for a lawsuit because it is barred by the running of the Statute of Limitations.

See: change, copy, cure, develop, fix, meliorate, recall, recollect, recreate, rehabilitate, reinstate, remedy, remember, renew, renovate, reopen, repair, restore, resurrect

REVIVE, practice. When a judgment is more than a day and a year old, no execution can issue upon it at common law; but till it has been paid, or the presumption arises from lapse of time, that it has been satisfied, it may be revived and have all its original force, which was merely suspended. This may be done by a scire facias, or an action of debt on the judgment. Vide Scire facias; Wakening.

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If reviving religious discourse is approached as a response to a politically motivated executive order, then it is highly unlikely that any tangible result will ever be reached.
The proceeding by scire fatias to revive a judgment is not brought to determine the obligations of the defendant to the plaintiff as involved in the original controversy, but is for the purpose of reviving the original judgment in order that execution may issue thereon, and in such proceeding the defendant cannot show any matter which was pleaded or might have been pleaded in the original suit.
We need to champion ourselves as their guides and mentors as we cultivate the tiospaye we call camp, reviving the old-fashioned community that used to provide the foundation for healthy families.
Francis Pangilinan, a member of the Liberal Party, said he would continue heeding the LP stand against reviving death penalty.
Since Ranbir maintains he is interested in filmmaking and is keen on reviving the banner, he is ensuring that a film is made under it.
Nanjing Automobile will miss its year-end deadline to finalise plans for reviving production at the former MG Rover site, it has been claimed.
NEW YORK CITY BALLET will celebrate the 100th birthday of co-founder GEORGE BALANCHINE in 2003-04 by reviving fifty-four of his works, commissioning premieres from SUSAN STROMAN (full-length), BORIS EIFMAN (his first for an American company), PETER MARTINS, and CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON (to an original score by James MacMillan).
I think the case they make for reviving the spores is a good one.
Talk of reviving the Alsa Masa, which grew spontaneously and was credited with driving the New People's Army's away from Davao City and surrounding areas in the 1980s, was first floated by Mayor Franco Magno Calida of Hagonoy, Davao del Sur.