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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RECOVERY

From this strength we have contributed to the recovery and progress of the world.

It is the strongest assurance that the recovery will endure.

By this measure all legal proceedings for the recovery of church rates were abolished.

He could not go until he saw Mark fairly started on the way of recovery.

Now, Andrew, you will see what is coming for you, to celebrate your recovery.

There's no fear for your husband's recovery if he has quiet for a few days.

And, except for the release from pain, he rejoiced less and less in his recovery.

The promptitude of Dora's recovery was a new surprise to our hero.

James also soon began to show signs of recovery, and his father turned to him.

Warren was disposed to Whiggism, and thought the king's recovery doubtful.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "return to health," from Anglo-French recoverie (c.1300), Old French recovree "remedy, cure, recovery," from past participle stem of recovrer (see recover). Meaning "a gaining possession by legal action" is from early 15c. That of "act of righting oneself after a blunder, mishap, etc." is from 1520s.

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