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recovery
American English: /rəˈkəv(ə)ri/
British English: /rɪˈkʌv(ə)ri/

Translation of recovery in Spanish:

noun plural -ries

  • 2 uncountable (of stolen goods, missing documents) the recovery of long-standing debts
    el cobro de deudas morosas
    to sue for recovery of costs
    entablar juicio por daños y perjuicios
    (before noun) recovery service (British English) (Cars)
    servicio (masculine) de grúa
    recovery vehicle
    Example sentences
    • Fed-up bosses at a motor showroom came up trumps after offering a reward for the recovery of four stolen cars.
    • The arrest resulted in the recovery of over 700 stolen items, and a man receiving a two-year prison sentence.
    • Stopping treatment prevents further deterioration but rarely allows complete recovery of visual function.
    Example sentences
    • The operator advised our journalist that the recovery vehicle could take up to 75 minutes to reach her and she would receive a phone call 10 minutes before it was due to arrive.
    • He also wants to establish a new vehicle recovery business on land at the back of the petrol station and put up a new security fence.
    • A recovery vehicle drove the car back to Huddersfield and the couple are hoping to make a donation to the fire service as a way of thanks.

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