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reclaiming

verb
present participle of reclaim

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1 to get again in one's possession
  • she reclaimed the championship title after losing it last year

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2 to make better in behavior or character
  • a program to reclaim juvenile offenders by requiring them to do community service

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3 to obtain (a raw material) by separating it from a by-product or waste product
  • after reclaiming the glycerin from used vegetable oil, you can use the oil to create a fuel that burns cleaner than regular gasoline

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“Reclaiming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reclaiming. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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