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verb as in regain


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While these three programs—parole, visa recapture, and the restoration of the CTC for undocumented kids—remain in current drafts of the bill, their ultimate fate remains unclear.

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The furnace owner offered a reward of three pounds each for their recapture.

The landowner will continue to come out ahead, but not as much as without land value recapture.

He is an expert on land value recapture and author of “Value Capture” and co-author of “Public Benefit Zoning.”

My strategy was to bring in the people we never had, not try to recapture the people we lost to Reagan.

Before modernism, designers were almost trying to recapture the past.

The protest at Recapture Canyon was non-violent, though there were guns present.

On each of these privileged descents into Recapture, we walked and climbed down.

Was it because your dad really liked those earlier sessions and wanted to recapture some of the magic?

More serious still was the news that Porter had been reinforced, and had attacked and expected to recapture the place.

All the town is talking of your capture of the French frigate, and the recapture of the two prizes that she had taken.

Michael, having failed with Prout, tried to recapture the emotion of his first religious experience at St. Bartholomew's.

The Swami made a determined effort to recapture the spotlight.

He was trying to recapture them and as he brought them back he laughed.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to recapture, such as: reclaim, recover, retake, take back, recall, and recollect.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.