[ri-koo-per-uh-tiv, -puh-rey-tiv, -kyoo-]
Also re·cu·per·a·to·ry [ri-koo-per-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -kyoo-] /rɪˈku pər əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ˈkyu-/.
Origin of recuperative
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Examples from the Web for recuperative
There is certainly this much of truth in the talk about the recuperative powers of our industrial system.Paul Krugman: Austerity Is So Wrong!
May 6, 2012
He's a wonder for strength and recuperative powers, but don't tire him too much.The Rise of Roscoe Paine
Joseph C. Lincoln
"No, they have some recuperative power left," said the second voice.Actions and Reactions
Unconsciously she had counted on them for their recuperative value.Regiment of Women
They assert there is no recuperative power in the Constitution.The Civil War in America
William Howard Russell
Ben Akbar's recuperative powers must be as marvelous as his speed and endurance.Hi Jolly!
James Arthur Kjelgaard