Recovery - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈkʌvəri|  American pronunciation of the word recovery
Brit.  |rɪˈkʌv(ə)ri|  British pronunciation of the word recovery

noun

- return to an original state

the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid

- gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury (syn: convalescence, recuperation)
- the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost) (syn: retrieval)

Examples

This policy may slow the pace of economic recovery.

We hope for the recovery of the stolen paintings.

Their mission was the recovery of the space capsule.

The loss is past recovery.

The patient made a quick recovery.

He never really made any recovery since.

He had a long recovery period after his dog's death.

Doctors expect him to make a full recovery.

Ann made a quick recovery from her operation.

Hopes of economic recovery are fading.

Fall: one, two, three, four: recovery.

the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid

Her accident was followed by a long period of recovery.

The stock market has made a sound recovery.

Her recovery was a medical miracle.

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