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recovery

From Wiktionary
recovery is on the Academic Word List.

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /rɪˈkʌvəri/ or /rɪˈkʌvri/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
recovery

Plural
recoveries

  1. A recovery is the process of getting better after an illness or a problem.
    She made a good recovery from a knee injury and may play this game.
    The budget is critical to Hungary's hopes for economic recovery.
  2. A recovery is the process of getting something back after it was lost or taken.
    They hired a lawyer to help with the recovery of the money.

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