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Meaning of “recoup” in the English Dictionary

"recoup" in British English

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

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recoupverb [T]

 us   /rɪˈkup/
to get back ​money that has been ​spent or ​lost: It ​takes a while to recoup ​yourinitialcosts when you ​begin a new ​business.
(Definition of recoup from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"recoup" in Business English

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recoupverb [T]

uk   us   /rɪˈkuːp/
to get back ​money that you have ​lost, ​spent, or ​invested: A ​leading US ​investmentbank may be able to recoup $425 million after an American ​court last week threw out the class-action ​lawsuit against it.recoup costs/losses/profits Insurance ​companies recoup their ​costs by ​charginghigherpremiums to ​employers that ​offerhealthinsurance.recoup money/loans/investments If the ​location of your ​property is ​right, you should recoup your ​investment and more.
(Definition of recoup from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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