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English definition of “recapture”


verb [T]  /riˈkæp·tʃər/ us  
to take something into your possession again, esp. by force: American troops recaptured Guam in July 1944. If something recaptures an emotion, it allows you to experience that emotion again: They’re bent on recapturing their past glory.
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