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     ( comebacks    plural  )
1       n-count   If someone such as an entertainer or sports personality makes a comeback, they return to their profession or sport after a period away.  
Sixties singing star Petula Clark is making a comeback.     
2       n-count   If something makes a comeback, it becomes fashionable again.  
Tight fitting T-shirts are making a comeback.     
3       n-uncount   If you have no comeback when someone has done something wrong to you, there is nothing you can do to have them punished or held responsible.  
with brd-neg   (=redress)  
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1    rally, rebound, recovery, resurgence, return, revival, triumph  
2    rejoinder, reply, response, retaliation, retort, riposte  

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