verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1.1 [confianza] to regain; [salud] to recover nunca recobró la confianza en sí mismo he never regained his self-confidence cuando recobró la vista when she recovered her sight cuando recobré el conocimiento or el sentido when I came to o/or round, when I regained consciousness tuvo que sentarse un rato para recobrar las fuerzas/el aliento she had to sit down for a while to get her strength/breath back la ciudad recobró ayer la normalidad the city returned to normal yesterday 1.2 [dinero/botín/joyas] to recover, retrieve 1.3 [ciudad/plaza fuerte] to recapture, retake
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.