Meaning of “recount” in the English Dictionary

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recountverb [ T ]

us /rɪˈkɑʊnt/

recount verb [ T ] (DESCRIBE)

to describe the particular events of an experience, or to tell a story:

She recounted some of her experiences working as a nurse in a hospital emergency room.

recountnoun [ C ]

us /ˈri·kɑʊnt/

recount noun [ C ] (COUNT)

a second or another count, esp. of the number of votes in an election:

The final vote was so close that they demanded a recount.

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