recuperative

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adjective re·cu·per·a·tive \-ˈkü-pə-ˌrā-tiv, -ˈkyü-, -p(ə-)rə-tiv\

Definition of recuperative

  1. 1 :  of or relating to recuperation recuperative powers

  2. 2 :  aiding in recuperation :  restorative

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First Known Use of recuperative

1650


RECUPERATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

recuperative

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Definition of recuperative for English Language Learners

  • : helping you to return to normal health or strength : helping you to recuperate


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recuperative

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adjective re·cu·per·a·tive \-ˈk(y)ü-pə-ˌrāt-iv\

Medical Definition of recuperative

  1. 1:  of or relating to recuperation recuperative powers

  2. 2:  aiding in recuperation :  restorative strongly recuperative remedies

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