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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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recuperativere‧cu‧pe‧ra‧tive /rɪˈkjuːpərətɪv, -ˈkuː- $ -pəreɪtɪv/ adjective [only before noun]  MIRECOVER/GET BETTERrecuperative powers, abilities etc help someone or something get better again, especially after an illness a recuperative vacation
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recuperativeOne of the gains of postmodernism, however, has been its recuperative aspect.A small number of convalescent and recuperative holidays can be arranged.the recuperative powers of natureConsequently on their return in 1912 from a recuperative world tour, the Webbs began actively to support the Labour party.
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