Meaning of RECOVERY in English



Pronunciation: ri- ' k ə -v ə -r ē , - ' k ə v-r ē

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural -er · ies

Date: 15th century

1 : the act, process, or an instance of recovering especially : an economic upturn (as after a depression)

2 : the process of combating a disorder (as alcoholism) or a real or perceived problem

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.