Recapitulate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌriːkəˈpɪtʃuleɪt|  American pronunciation of the word recapitulate
Brit.  |ˌriːkəˈpɪtjʊleɪt|  British pronunciation of the word recapitulate

verb

- summarize briefly(syn: recap)

Let's recapitulate the main ideas

- repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life
- repeat an earlier theme of a composition (syn: repeat, reprise, reprize)

Examples

To recapitulate what was said earlier, we need to develop new ways to gain customers.

We understood your point, there's no need to recapitulate.

Let's recapitulate the main ideas

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: recapitulate
he/she/it: recapitulates
present participle: recapitulating
past tense: recapitulated
past participle: recapitulated
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