Definition of recuperative in English:


Syllabification: re·cu·per·a·tive
Pronunciation: /rəˈko͞op(ə)rədiv
, rəˈko͞opəˌrādiv


1Having the effect of restoring health or strength.
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  • Trips to see his family tend to have a recuperative effect.
  • The group includes some of the ten Austrian boys and girls who were then staying locally on a recuperative holiday.
  • It's astonishing to witness the recuperative powers of the human body and soul.
2Of or relating to the action of a recuperator or a similar heat exchanger.

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