Definition of recapture noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈkæptʃə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈkæptʃər//
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  1. 1the act of winning back a place, position, etc. that was previously taken from you by an enemy or a rival the recapture of towns occupied by the rebels
  2. 2the act of catching a person or an animal that has escaped the recapture of the escaped prisoners

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