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English definition of “regain”

regain

verb [T]     /rɪˈɡeɪn/
B2 to take or get possession of something again: The government has regained control of the capital from rebel forces. She made an effort to regain her self-control.Giving, bringing or getting back literary to reach or return to a place, especially after difficulty or danger: The swimmers struggled to regain the shore.Returning to a place
(Definition of regain verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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