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English definition of “recuperate”

recuperate

verb [I]     /rɪˈkuː.pər.eɪt/
to become well again after an illness; to get back your strength, health, etc.: She spent a month in the country recuperating from/after the operation.Recovering from illness recuperation     /rɪˌkuː.pərˈeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U]
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