Definition of "recaptured" []

  • To capture or take again (verb)
  • To recover, renew, or repeat (a lost or former ability, sensation, etc) (verb)
  • (of the government) to take lawfully (a proportion of the profits of a public-service undertaking) (verb)
  • The act of recapturing or fact of being recaptured (noun)
  • The seizure by the government of a proportion of the profits of a public-service undertaking (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of recapture. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "recaptured" in a sentence
  • "The German main line of resistance had been recaptured from the Russians."
  • "River Demer by a successful sortie from Antwerp, murders of civilians were taking place in the villages which the Belgian Army then recaptured from the Germans."
  • "This vessel had been recaptured from a Spanish guarda costa."
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