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recuperate in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrecuperatere‧cu‧pe‧rate /rɪˈkjuːpəreɪt, -ˈkuː-/ verb  1 MIRECOVER/GET BETTER[intransitive] to get better again after an illness or injury syn recoverrecuperate from Coles is recuperating from a sprained ankle.see thesaurus at recover2 BBBF[transitive] especially British English to get back money that you have spent or lost in business syn recoup, recover We’ve recuperated our losses.3 [intransitive] to return to a more normal condition after a difficult time syn recover Winston proposed several ways for the industry to recuperate.recuperation /rɪˌkjuːpəˈreɪʃən, -ˌkuː-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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recuperateTina spent nine months recuperating.Cowan is recuperating after an ear operation and is unlikely to be back in action for a month.Today it is a popular stopping-off point for day-trippers needing to recuperate after exposure to fresh air.She's going to need time to recuperate after the operation.Officials said the boy is recuperating at home in Long Beach.It was a very difficult birth, and Mary is now recuperating at home with the baby.Patients still need to recuperate but do not need to stay in an acute hospital to do so.In Madras recuperating from the effects of dysentery self-induced by dietetic experiments, Gandhi searched for an answer.Taken back to Kufra to recuperate, he was fit and well again within two weeks.That came midway through the third, when the fans spotted the recuperating Tony Granato and cheered wildly.She remained there until last night when an ambulance took her to recuperate with a family in nearby Newton.