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recollect

verb [I or T] uk   us   /ˌrek.əˈlekt/ formal
C2 to remember something: Can you recollect his name? As far as I can recollect, his name is Edward. [+ (that)] She suddenly recollected (that) she had left her handbag in the restaurant. [+ question word] Do you recollect where she went? [+ -ing verb] He does not recollect seeing her at the party.
Translations of “recollect”
in Arabic يَتذكّر…
in Korean 기억해내다…
in Malaysian ingat…
in French se souvenir de…
in Turkish hatırlamak, anımsamak…
in Italian ricordare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 回憶, 想起, 記起…
in Russian припоминать…
in Polish przypominać sobie, pamiętać…
in Vietnamese nhớ…
in Spanish recordar, acordarse de…
in Portuguese recordar, lembrar-se…
in Thai ระลึก…
in German sich erinnern…
in Catalan recordar…
in Japanese ~を思い出す…
in Indonesian mengingat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 回忆, 想起, 记起…
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