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English definition of “recuperative”

recuperative

adjective     /rɪˈkuː.pər.ə.tɪv/ US  /-ˈkuː.pɚ.ə.t̬ɪv/ formal
helping you to become well again after illness: the recuperative power of a good night's sleepRecovering from illness
(Definition of recuperative adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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