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recount

verb [T] uk   us   /rɪˈkaʊnt/ formal

recount verb [T] (DESCRIBE)

to describe how something happened, or to tell a story: He recounted his adventures since he had left home. [+ question word] He was fond of recounting how he had played for Manchester United when he was 19.
Translations of “recount”
in Arabic يَسرِد, يَحكي…
in Korean (어떤 일에 대해) 이야기 하다…
in Malaysian mengisahkan…
in French raconter…
in Turkish söylemek, anlatmak, hikaye etmek…
in Italian raccontare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 描述, 講述, 敍述…
in Russian рассказывать…
in Polish relacjonować, opisywać…
in Vietnamese thuật lại…
in Spanish relatar…
in Portuguese narrar, contar…
in Thai เล่า…
in German im einzelnen erzählen…
in Catalan contar, explicar…
in Japanese ~を物語る, ~の一部始終を話す…
in Indonesian menceritakan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 描述, 讲述, 叙述…
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