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undelete

Syllabification: un·de·lete
Pronunciation: /ˌəndəˈlēt
 
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Definition of undelete in English:

verb

[with object] Computing
Cancel the deletion of (text or a file).
Example sentences
  • It was a simple matter to undelete the data files and retrieve their secrets as well.
  • If there are no files available, you can try to undelete the files using a Windows undelete utility.
  • You can easily undelete recently axed messages from an e-mail program's Deleted Items or Trash folder.

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