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American English: /ˌrɛkəˈlɛkʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ˌrɛkəˈlɛkʃ(ə)n/

Translation of recollection in Spanish:


uncountable and countable
  • I have fond recollections of my childhood
    tengo hermosos recuerdos de mi infancia
    to the best of my recollection
    si no me falla la memoria
    si mal no recuerdo
    he has no recollection whatsoever of having seen you that day
    no recuerda para nada haberte visto ese día
    my recollection of the incident is quite different
    según lo que yo recuerdo las cosas fueron muy distintas
    recuerdo lo que pasó de manera muy distinta
    Example sentences
    • To the best of my recollection the ‘average’ lifespan for marriages in the UK is anywhere between five to seven years.
    • To the best of my recollection, two men were put on the job.
    • To the best of my recollection, Stanley played the part of a man who was persuaded by Satan to have a television, one of the first in his street, in his home.
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