Recovery

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Definition

a recovery: a return to health (from an illness)
noun
I wished my sick mother a quick recovery and the next day she ran a marathon!

to recover (from an illness): to get better, to heal, to recuperate, to return to health
verb
Pronunciation examples
UK: Mrs Smith, you have made a complete recovery from your mental illness!
US: Who's Miss Smith? I'm Marilyn Monroe! I've recovered!
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Examples

  • "The bear shot by Warbuckle, affectionately known as 'Cinnamon' by the veterinarians supervising its recovery, is in stable condition at the Amarillo Valley Bear Clinic."

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