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recapverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈriː.kæp/ /ˌriːˈkæp/ (-pp-)
(Definition of recap from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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recapverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈri·kæp, rɪˈkæp/ (-pp-)
short form ofrecapitulate: [T] We ​saw a ​video recapping her early ​career. [I] To recap, we ​expectsunny skies in the ​morning, ​rain by ​nightfall.
recap
noun [C]  us   /ˈri·kæp/
They give a ​quick recap of the ​topnewsstories.
(Definition of recap from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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recapverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈriːkæp/ (-pp-) MEETINGS
to repeat the ​mainpoints of something that has been discussed earlier at the end of a ​meeting or ​talk: Let me (just) recap very briefly what I said earlier. To recap, most ​people seem to ​agree that ​datacollected by the ​governmentrelating to ​environmentalissues should be made ​available to the ​public.

recapnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈriːkæp/
a ​brief description of the ​mainpoints of something that has been discussed that someone gives at the end of a ​meeting or ​talk: Here's a recap of the week's most hotly debated ​newsitems.
(Definition of recap from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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