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/rɪˈkʌv ə ri/
an act of
the regaining of or possibility of regaining something lost or taken away.
restoration or return to health from sickness.
restoration or return to any former and better state or condition.
time required for
something that is gained in
an improvement in the economy marking the end of a recession or decline.
the regaining of substances in usable form, as from refuse material or waste products.
the obtaining of right to something by verdict or judgment of a court of law.
an act or instance of
the movement to the position of guard after a lunge.
a return to a former position for making the next stroke.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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In this example you can see the normal process of
from trauma reflected in the client s dreams.
We can actually care about the health and
of our colleagues and wish them the best.
We out unsuspecting souls so that they can begin the slow process of
At the industrial level, the biggest contributors to the
have been autos and health care.
Manufacturing is one of the bright spots of a generally disappointing
was somewhat more than he'd bargained for.
Taken together the data are suggestive of a
in housing driven by renters.
In fact, scientists are stunned at the area's
May show partial defoliation after a cold snap, but
Given that, his
time wasn't stellar, depending on what was done.
British Dictionary definitions for
the act or process of recovering, esp from sickness, a shock, or a setback; recuperation
restoration to a former or better condition
the regaining of something lost
the extraction of useful substances from waste
the recovery of a space capsule after a space flight
the obtaining of a right, etc, by the judgment of a court
(in the US) the final judgment or verdict in a case
) a return to the position of guard after making an attack
) the action of bringing the arm, oar, etc, forward for another stroke
) a stroke played from the rough or a bunker to the fairway or green
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With any recovery from morbidity there must go a certain healthy humiliation.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
America needed recovery, not revenge. The hate had to be drained and the healing begun.
Gerald R. Ford
He is mad past recovery, but yet he has lucid intervals.
Miguel De Cervantes
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