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English definition of “recollection”

recollection

noun uk   /ˌrek.əˈlek.ʃən/ formal us  
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.
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