Translation of recovery in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /rɪˈkʌvəri/

n (plural -ries)

  • 1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable 1.1 (return to health) recuperación (f), restablecimiento (m) [formal] she made a quick recovery se recuperó or se mejoró rápidamente to be on the road to recovery estar* en vías de recuperación (before noun/delante del nombre) recovery room sala (feminine) de recuperación recovery time tiempo (masculine) de recuperación
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    • However, he is expected to make a full recovery and return to active duty very soon.
    • This supplement boasts numerous benefits for health, recovery and muscle building.
    • Keep in mind that rest, recovery, and proper nutrition between workouts are the keys to fitness and a great-looking body.
    1.2 (of economy, industry) recuperación (f), reactivación (f), repunte (m); (in profits, prices) mejora (f), repunte (m)
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    • People who fail to take up the offer will face firm action, which may include legal proceedings or recovery of the debt from their accounts or other income sources.
    • The letter added that if the schedule was not adhered to in the future the debt would be passed to the legal department for recovery.
    • The plaintiffs commenced an action in private law for recovery of the money due.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (of stolen goods, missing documents) recuperación (f); (retrieval) rescate (m) 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/delante del nombre) recovery service (British English/inglés británico) [Cars/Automovilismo] servicio (masculine) de grúa recovery vehicle grúa (f), remolcador (m), remolque (m) (South America/América del Sur)
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    • 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.
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    • 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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