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English definition of “recuperate”

recuperate

verb [I]  /rɪˈku·pəˌreɪt/ us  
to become stronger and better again after an illness or injury: After leaving the hospital, he continued to recuperate at home.
recuperation
noun [U]  /rɪˌku·pəˈreɪ·ʃən/ us  
a lengthy recuperation
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