Meaning of “recapture” in the English Dictionary

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"recapture" in British English

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recaptureverb [ T ]

uk /ˌriːˈkæp.tʃər/ us /-tʃɚ/

(Definition of “recapture” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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recaptureverb [ T ]

us /riˈkæp·tʃər/

to take something into your possession again, esp. by force:

American troops recaptured Guam in July 1944.

If something recaptures an emotion, it allows you to experience that emotion again:

They’re bent on recapturing their past glory.

(Definition of “recapture” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)