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recall

verb (REMEMBER)    /rɪˈkɔːl/ US  /ˈriː.kɑːl/
B2 [I or T] to bring the memory of a past event into your mind, and often to give a description of what you remember: The old man recalled the city as it had been before the war. "As I recall," he said with some irritation, "you still owe me £150." [+ (that)] He recalled (that) he had sent the letter over a month ago. [+ question word] Can you recall what happened last night? [+ -ing verb] She recalled seeing him outside the shop on the night of the robbery.Remembering, reminding and reminders [T] to cause you to think of a particular event, situation, or style: His paintings recall the style of Picasso.Remembering, reminding and reminders
(Definition of recall verb (REMEMBER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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