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  • noun Plural form of recapture.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of recapture.

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Examples

  • It's actually more like an interest-free loan from the government, because the IRS "recaptures" the credit during the next 15 years, or when the home is sold.

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  • On Criticism methodically hardens and recaptures this ground, constructing a foundation upon which criticism — objective, evaluative criticism — can reasonably operate.

    Book Review: On Criticism by Noel Carroll

  • Fantastic Fest recaptures that sense of discovery and fun and camaraderie that some people abandon forever after high school.

    Fantastic Fest 2009: An Introduction » Scene-Stealers

  • There were to be no more free points for Rezaï, who forfeited her serve in the fourth and sixth games and won only one of the last 13 points as the aces started to flow from the racket of a champion who has a long way to go before she recaptures tournament-winning form but is here to make something more than a token defence of her title.

    Serena Williams in tears after making winning return to Wimbledon

  • Assuming the GOP recaptures control of one or both Houses of Congress, the media rightfully will reassign partial ownership of the economy to the Republicans.

    Blue Dogs and Others Should Stick to Their Principles

  • On Criticism methodically hardens and recaptures this ground, constructing a foundation upon which criticism — objective, evaluative criticism — can reasonably operate.

    2009 May 04 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • Even if time has undermined Korolyov's claim that space exploration "would change what it means to be human", Munro's play recaptures the momentary excitement of that dream.

    Little Eagles – review

  • "Project 5" begins with an excerpt from "George & Zalman," a 2006 dance that recaptures what postmodern choreographer Trisha Brown has, since the 1970s, called "accumulation with talking" — a dance that sets itself up incrementally, accumulating individual elements, here reinforced by a recorded narrative riff, all of which loops back on itself to restart and proceed a little further each time.

    High-Style Highlights

  • Reading aloud recaptures the physicality of words.

    The Silver Hilt | Miette's Bedtime Story Podcast

  • An unofficial NASCAR ambassador introduces me to a company called Safety-Kleen, which comes to every event and “recaptures all the fluid that comes out of the car, including the oil.”

    Exile in Greenville

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