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Definition of "recouped" [recouped]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of recoup. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "recouped" in a sentence
  • "The monies recouped from the TARP shall be paid into the general fund of the Treasury for the reduction of the public debt."
  • "I think all the money spent on the obvious extortion attempts should be recouped from the complainers and have these people permanently barred from any future actions unless approved by a judge."
  • "The expense alone — which analysts said earlier on would be paid for in part by the money recouped from the then-Democratic promise of the expiration of the Bush tax cuts in 2010 and other monies — is daunting, if one considers covering the bulk of the estimated 45 to 47 million uninsured in this nation."