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Definition of recapitulate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

recapitulate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌrikəˈpɪtʃəˌleɪt//
 
(formal) (also recap) [intransitive, transitive] recapitulate (on something) recapitulate something recapitulate what, where, etc…Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they recapitulate
 
he / she / it recapitulates
 
past simple recapitulated
 
-ing form recapitulating
 
 
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to repeat or give a summary of what has already been said, decided, etc. To recapitulate briefly, the three main points are these…
recapitulation
 
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NAmE//ˌrikəˌpɪtʃəˈleɪʃn//
 
noun [countable, uncountable] (formal) (also recap)
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