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recoupverb [T]

us   /rɪˈkup/
to get back money that has been spent or lost: It takes a while to recoup your initial costs when you begin a new business.
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recoupverb [T]

uk   /rɪˈkuːp/ us  
to get back money that you have lost, spent, or invested: A leading US investment bank 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 charging higher premiums to employers that offer health insurance.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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