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English definition of “recapture”

recapture

verb [T] uk   /ˌriːˈkæp.tʃər/ us    /-tʃɚ/
to take something into your possession again, especially by force: The army recaptured the town from the rebels. If something recaptures a previous emotion or style, it makes you experience that emotion again or it repeats that style: The film successfully recaptures the joyful style of the 1940s Hollywood musical.
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