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noun recovery pronunciation in American English /rɪˈkʌvəri/
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  1. 1
    [singular/uncountable] the process of becoming fit and healthy again after an illness or injury
    make a recovery: The doctors expect Josie to make a full and speedy recovery.
    recovery from: his recovery from alcoholism
  2. 2
    [singular/uncountable] the process of returning to normal activity after a period of slow activity
    There were still no real signs of an economic recovery.
  3. 3
    [uncountable] the act of getting something again that was lost, stolen, or owed
    recovery of: the recovery of stolen property
    Their objective is the recovery of land lost in previous wars.

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