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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrecollectionrec‧ol‧lec‧tion /ˌrekəˈlekʃən/ ●○○ noun formal  1 [countable]REMEMBER something from the past that you remember My earliest recollections are of my mother bending over my cot.2 [uncountable]REMEMBER an act of remembering somethinghave no recollection (of something) (=not remember) I have no recollection of how I found my way there in the dark.to (the best of) my recollection (=used when you are unsure if you remember correctly) To the best of my recollection, she drives a Mercedes. No one, to my recollection, gave a second thought to the risks involved.
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recollectionThat must have been the case, although I have no clear recollection.But her recollections of her earlier days were the richest she had.What is the last recollection before losing consciousness and the first thing recalled after regaining awareness?To be honest, my only recollection is of the surroundings.There Ernest, Theodore, and Reginald were born within six years, but Edward's recollections of this time are sketchy.She knew her father only through photographs and her mother's recollections.Even now the recollection seized him in the abdomen, and a kind of sick longing made him tremble.The recollection of the summer evening sunlight coming through the large window behind the preacher's head evokes many nostalgic memories.The recollection of those whispered words came rushing back to haunt her.have no recollection (of something)I recognize it as a sigh, but have no recollection of authorizing its publication.What words they were, though, I have no recollection.I have no recollection of saying that.I have no recollection of this night-trip to the loo.For instance, he may have no recollection of some member of his family.
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