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verb [transitive]     regain pronunciation in American English
/rɪˈɡeɪn/
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I/you/we/theyregain
he/she/itregains
present participleregaining
past tenseregained
past participleregained
  1. 1
    to get something again that you lost, especially an ability or a mental state

    You should soon regain your appetite.

    After losing the second set, Fowler regained his confidence and won the third set.

    Kocek was unable to regain control of the car.

    regain consciousness:

    She never regained consciousness and died on Monday.

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