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verb [transitive] recapture pronunciation in American English /ˌriˈkæptʃər/
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present tense
present participlerecapturing
past tenserecaptured
past participlerecaptured
  1. 1
    to use force to take control of an area again
    Rebel forces have recaptured the city.
    1. a.
      to win something again from an opponent
      Martin recaptured the lead from Bodine on the second lap of the race.
      He is trying to recapture his world record.
  2. 2
    to catch a person or animal that has escaped
    Efforts to recapture the prisoners have been unsuccessful.
  3. 3
    to have a memory or feeling again, or to be in a situation again
    I know I can’t recapture my youth!
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 recapture pronunciation in American English noun [uncountable]


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