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Etymology [ edit ]
Anglo-Norman , from recoverie Old French , from recovree recovrer ( “ recover ” ).
Pronunciation [ edit ]
recovery ( , countable and uncountable plural )
The act or process of
regaining or repossession of something lost. A return to normal health.
A return to former status or position.
The act of regaining the natural position after
curtseying. The act of regaining the position of guard after making an attack, in fencing, sparring, etc.
( economics ) Renewed growth after a slump.
( law ) A verdict giving somebody the right to recover debts or costs. ( mining ) The extraction of an ore from a mine, or of a metal from an ore
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Translations [ edit ]
act or process of regaining or repossession of something lost
return to normal health
recuperació (ca) f Chinese:
Mandarin: 復原 , (zh) 复原 (zh) ( fùyuán ), 復甦 , (zh) 复苏 (zh) ( fùsū ), 回復 , (zh) 回复 (zh) ( huífù ) Czech:
zotavení n Dutch:
herstel (nl) , n genezing (nl) f Finnish:
, paraneminen elpyminen (fi) French:
guérison (fr) , f rétablissement (fr) f German:
Genesung (de) , f Erholung (de) , f Gesundung f Hungarian:
gyógyulás Irish: biseach m
economics: renewed growth after a slump
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