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verb [transitive] recapture pronunciation in British English /riːˈkæptʃə(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrecapture
he/she/itrecaptures
present participlerecapturing
past tenserecaptured
past participlerecaptured
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  1. 1
    to use force to take control of an area again
    1. a.
      to win something again from an opponent

      He is trying to recapture his world record.

  2. 2
    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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