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noun as in remembrance

noun as in request for return

verb as in ask for return of offending thing

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It would have also established a primary and run-off election for special elections to fill a vacancy or for a recall election and at-large numbered seats as well, Navarro said.

So when I first heard the story about how Mazda6 sedans were apparently overrun with yellow sac spiders to the point of requiring a recall of more than 100,000 vehicles, I kind of accepted it at face value.

The agency also asked Allergan to make more of an effort to locate and warn tens of thousands of women that they might be affected by the recall of their breast implants.

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San Diego students went on strike, and voters took advantage of a newfound power – the recall – to boot the board members out of office.

Unprompted brand recall is a metric that usually works well for the most popular brands.

One was a Quaker school, whose name he can no longer recall, in upstate New York.

Recall how Clinton returned to Arkansas from the campaign trail to preside over the execution of a mentally disabled man.

That action ignited protests that rocked Wisconsin and spurred a recall—only the second recall of a governor in U.S. history.

I don't recall ever seeing him in the commissary, and who would forget?

I do not recall what sort of aeroplane Mr. Hughes had at the time; however, it was quite comfortable, as I recall.

The associations of place recall her strange interview with Mr. Longcluse but a few months before.

He stood listening to what I was saying, and I recall that when I turned slightly and saw his face, it was terrible!

And now I can recall that his eyes closed, and from his lips I caught a sigh, and then he rolled to the floor.

I often recall the farewell lunch we had together at the Restaurant de Paris, in the Escolta.

On the third day after the declaration of his recall, Ripperda took his official leave, and presented his son in his new office.


On this page you'll find 180 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to recall, such as: anamnesis, memory, recollection, and reminiscence.

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