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re–collect

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verb re–col·lect \ˌrē-kə-ˈlekt\

Definition of re–collect

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to collect again; especially :  rally, recover



Origin of re–collect

partly from Latin recollectus, past participle of recolligere, from re- + colligere to collect; partly from re- + collect


First Known Use: 1604


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