Meaning of RECOVERY in English

RECOVERY

(recoveries)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

If a sick person makes a ~, he or she becomes well again.

He made a remarkable ~ from a shin injury...

N-VAR

2.

When there is a ~ in a country’s economy, it improves.

Interest-rate cuts have failed to bring about economic ~...

N-VAR

3.

You talk about the ~ of something when you get it back after it has been lost or stolen.

A substantial reward is being offered for the ~ of a painting by Turner...

N-UNCOUNT: usu N of n

4.

You talk about the ~ of someone’s physical or mental state when they return to this state.

...the abrupt loss and ~ of consciousness.

N-UNCOUNT: N of n

5.

If someone is in ~, they are being given a course of treatment to help them recover from something such as a drug habit or mental illness.

...Carole, a compulsive pot smoker and alcoholic in ~.

PHRASE

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