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British English: /rɪˈkʌvə/
American English: /rɪˈkəvər/

Translation of recover in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (get back)
    retrouver, récupérer (money, property, vehicle)
    récupérer (territory)
    (from water) repêcher, retrouver (body, wreck)
    they recovered the car from the river
    ils ont repêché la voiture dans la rivière
    the bodies were recovered from the wreckage of the car
    on a sorti les cadavres de la voiture accidentée
    to recover one's sight/health
    recouvrer la vue/santé
    to recover one's confidence/one's strength/one's breath
    reprendre confiance/des forces/son souffle
    to recover consciousness to recover one's composure
    se ressaisir, se reprendre
  • 2 (recoup)
    recouvrer (loan, debt, taxes, costs) (from auprès de)
    to recover damages (Law)
    obtenir des dommages-intérêts
    the right to recover damages (Law)
    le droit à l'allocation de dommages et intérêts
  • 3 (reclaim for use)
    récupérer (waste, bottles, uranium)
    to recover land from the sea
    reconquérir du terrain sur la mer

intransitive verb

  • 1 (gen) (Medicine)
    (from illness) se remettre, se rétablir (from de)
    (from defeat, mistake) se ressaisir (from après)
  • 2 (Economy, Finance)
    (economy, market)
    se redresser
    (shares, currency)
  • 3 (Law)
    obtenir gain de cause

also: recovered past participle adjective

  • (property, uranium)
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