Definition of 'recapture'
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It is two months to the day since the Mosul operation began and barely a quarter of the city has been recaptured from Isis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Has he had enough time since his injury to recapture his best form? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The recapture of this prisoner is now a matter for the police. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He demanded the execution of the recaptured prisoners. The Sun (2013)Seeing him trying to recapture his glory days as he has approached middle age has been the saddest of sights. The Sun (2012)He has yet to recapture the form that saw him strike twice last December. The Sun (2016)After a lacklustre season he recaptured his form in style, winning as he pleased. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He performed well there but did not quite recapture the glory of his Ashes summer. The Sun (2006)A club who are at last trying to recapture the glory nights of a bygone era. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I needed to find something that would recapture that. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If he can recapture the form that earned him international recognition, he could be the signing of the summer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He needs to get back to scoring runs for Yorkshire and show he has the appetite for putting in the effort to recapture his form. The Sun (2008)Whether an SUV is going to be enough to help the badge recapture its faded glory remains to be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Local Afghan officials yesterday said they had recaptured 65 prisoners. The Sun (2011)I'd hoped to recapture something. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Mosul's exiled deputy governor warned that the longer it was delayed, the harder it would become to recapture the city. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But his transfer request was rejected and the Gunners captain has now overcome his bitter disappointment to recapture the form which made him football's hottest property. The Sun (2010)That trip was a very precious experience for me, because I think we recaptured something of what those young people had lost. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'recapture'
British English: recapture VERB
When soldiers recapture an area of land or a place, they gain control of it again from an opposing army who had taken it from them.
The rebels recaptured the area.
Definition of recapture from the Collins English Dictionary
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