Definition of recuperative adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//rɪˈkuːpərətɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈkuːpərətɪv//
(formal) Recovering from illness
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helping you to get better after you have been ill/sick, very tired, etc. the recuperative powers of a good night’s sleep See related entries: Recovering from illness
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: recuperative