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recapture

[ ree-kap-cher ]
/ ri藞k忙p t蕛蓹r /
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verb (used with object), re路cap路tured, re路cap路tur路ing.
to capture again; recover by capture; retake.
(of a government) to take by recapture.
to recollect or reexperience (something past).
noun
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Origin of recapture

First recorded in 1745鈥55; re- + capture

OTHER WORDS FROM recapture

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British Dictionary definitions for recapture

recapture
/ (ri藧藞k忙pt蕛蓹) /

verb (tr)
to capture or take again
to recover, renew, or repeat (a lost or former ability, sensation, etc)she soon recaptured her high spirits
US (of the government) to take lawfully (a proportion of the profits of a public-service undertaking)
noun
the act of recapturing or fact of being recaptured
US the seizure by the government of a proportion of the profits of a public-service undertaking
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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