There are 2 definitions of recount in English:

recount1

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Pronunciation: /rɪˈkaʊnt
 
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verb

[reporting verb]

noun

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  • An act or instance of giving an account of an event or experience.
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    • Tom ended his recount of the events leading up to the murder there but promised that more on the saga would be revealed on February 4 at the Boys' School.
    • Here is a recount of my experience with someone with that attitude.
    • In the past, there has been poetry, short stories, recounts of an event, etc.

Derivatives

recounter

noun

Origin

late Middle English: from Old Northern French reconter 'tell again', based on Old French counter (see count1).

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There are 2 definitions of recount in English:

recount2

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verb

Pronunciation: /riːˈkaʊnt
 
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[with object]
  • Count again: the children arrange and rearrange the objects in a set and recount them each time
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    • He then proceeded to count and recount the hundreds of dollars he had with him, on a nearby desk, in full view of everybody.
    • At one stage we tried counting how many stars there were, but it got too confusing as we counted and recounted a dot or two.
    • Half an hour later, the judge recounted the scores and declared Budd the winner.

noun

Pronunciation: /ˈriːkaʊnt
 
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  • An act of counting something again, especially votes in an election: a three-vote Conservative win after seven recounts
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    • A manual recount of the votes cast in the November 7 election is currently going on at the county's Emergency Operations Center in Plantation, Florida.
    • It further asserted that he would have won by 225 votes if recounts had been completed in the four Florida counties where Gore was seeking them.
    • Counts and recounts of Friday's votes were continuing in three constituencies last night, with just a handful of the 166 seats still to be decided.

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