Definition of total recall in English:

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total recall


[mass noun]
The ability to remember with clarity every detail of the events of one’s life or of a particular event, object, or experience: he retained to the end of his life a total recall she was teaching five-year-olds how to have total recall of their two-times table
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  • Millions of Americans remember that morning as a ‘flashbulb memory,’ the vivid and total recall of a stressful, emotional and often historic event.
  • If I had powers of total recall, or at least a video recorder, I might be able to be more informative about what the programme was supposed to convey.
  • There are no uncertainties, no reflections on the nature of memory, only total recall.

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