Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of recapture.

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Examples

  • Legislatures and executives should begin recapturing their lost powers, or we should find new legislators and executives to restore constitutional balance.

    November 2003

  • But I have hope that it will aid us in recapturing social flexibility, in regaining that great gift to each succeeding generation -- opportunity, a gift that once was the promise of the frontier.

    The Structure of Success in America

  • But I have hope that it will aid us in recapturing social flexibility, in regaining that great gift to each succeeding generation -- opportunity, a gift that once was the promise of the frontier.

    The Great Sorting

  • But I have hope that it will aid us in recapturing social flexibility, in regaining that great gift to each succeeding generation — opportunity, a gift that once was the promise of the frontier.

    Education for a Classless Society

  • But I have hope that it will aid us in recapturing social flexibility, in regaining that great gift to each succeeding generation -- opportunity, a gift that once was the promise of the frontier.

    Education for a Classless Society

  • But I have hope that it will aid us in recapturing social flexibility, in regaining that great gift to each succeeding generation — opportunity, a gift that once was the promise of the frontier.

    Education for a Classless Society

  • NCL bought the S.S. United States several years ago with the idea of recapturing some of that glamour and putting the ship back in service, offering cruises around Hawaii.

    Famed Liner Steers Clear of Scrapyard

  • But I was also obsessed with the idea of recapturing what I had, a wife who loved me, a good mother for Katie.

    Just Take My Heart

  • CHURCHILL WAS CONSUMED by the idea of recapturing Narvik.

    Human Smoke

  • "It didn't get into my mind," Clijsters said about the idea of recapturing the top spot.

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