recovery

[[t]rɪkʌ̱vəri[/t]]
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recoveries
1) N-VAR If a sick person makes a recovery, he or she becomes well again.

He made a remarkable recovery from a shin injury...

He had been given less than a one in 500 chance of recovery by his doctors.

2) N-VAR When there is a recovery in a country's economy, it improves.

Interest-rate cuts have failed to bring about economic recovery...

In many sectors of the economy the recovery has started.

3) N-UNCOUNT: usu N of n You talk about the recovery of something when you get it back after it has been lost or stolen.

A substantial reward is being offered for the recovery of a painting by Turner...

She has a reasonable prospect of recovery from the insurer.

4) N-UNCOUNT: N of n You talk about the recovery of someone's physical or mental state when they return to this state.

...the abrupt loss and recovery of consciousness.

5) PHRASE If someone is in recovery, they are being given a course of treatment to help them recover from something such as a drug habit or mental illness.

...Carole, a compulsive pot smoker and alcoholic in recovery.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Recovery — Grupo norteamericano de autoayuda que ofrece apoyo a las personas dadas de alta en instituciones psiquiátricas cerradas. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

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