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recollection

noun uk   us   /ˌrek.əˈlek.ʃən/ formal
C2 [C] a memory of something: I have many pleasant recollections of the time we spent together.C2 [U] the ability to remember things: His powers of recollection are extraordinary.
Translations of “recollection”
in Korean 기억…
in Arabic تَذكّر…
in Portuguese lembrança, recordação…
in Catalan record…
in Japanese 記憶, 思い出…
in Italian ricordo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 回憶(的事情),記憶, 往事, 記憶力…
in Russian воспоминание…
in Turkish hatırlama, anımsama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 回忆(的事情),记忆, 往事, 记忆力…
in Polish wspomnienie…
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