Translation of recovery in Spanish:

recovery

Pronunciation: /rɪˈkʌvəri/

noun/nombre (plural -ries)

  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (of stolen goods, missing documents) recuperación (feminine); (retrieval) rescate (masculine) 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 (feminine), remolcador (masculine), remolque (masculine) (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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