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recapture

  

      vb   tr  
1    to capture or take again  
2    to recover, renew, or repeat (a lost or former ability, sensation, etc.)  
she soon recaptured her high spirits     
3      (U.S.)   (of the government) to take lawfully (a proportion of the profits of a public-service undertaking)  
      n  
4    the act of recapturing or fact of being recaptured  
5      (U.S.)   the seizure by the government of a proportion of the profits of a public-service undertaking  
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