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recuperative

[ ri-koo-per-uh-tiv, -puh-rey-tiv, -kyoo- ]
/ r瑟藞ku p蓹r 蓹 t瑟v, -p蓹藢re瑟 t瑟v, -藞kyu- /
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adjective
having the power of recuperating.
pertaining to recuperation: recuperative powers.
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Origin of recuperative

1640鈥50; <Late Latin recuper膩t墨vus that can be regained, equivalent to recuper膩t(us) (see recuperate) + -墨vus-ive

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