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retake

verb

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to get again in one's possession
  • after some fierce fighting, government forces have retaken the capital

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The first known use of retake was in the 15th century

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“Retake.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/retake. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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