Meaning of “recuperate” in the English Dictionary

"recuperate" in British English

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recuperateverb [ I ]

uk /rɪˈkuː.pər.eɪt/ us /rɪˈkuː.pər.eɪt/

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"recuperate" in American English

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recuperateverb [ I ]

us /rɪˈku·pəˌreɪt/

to become stronger and better again after an illness or injury:

After leaving the hospital, he continued to recuperate at home.
recuperation
noun [ U ] us /rɪˌku·pəˈreɪ·ʃən/

a lengthy recuperation

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

"recuperate" in Business English

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recuperateverb [ T ]

uk /rɪˈkuːpəreɪt/ us FINANCE

to get back money that you have spent or invested:

I don't think we will be able to recuperate all our outlay.

(Definition of “recuperate” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)