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recollection

re kuh lek shuhn

  • n  the ability to recall past occurrences
  • n  the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)
  • n  something recalled to the mind

  • This means that with little more than the recollection of the accuser, a parent or other relative can be hauled into court decades after the supposed crime.
  • But these memories are vague compared to her recollection of a subsequent scene.
  • He took potshots at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, questioning her recollection of what she was told by the CIA several years ago about the interrogation methods being used.
News & Articles

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    A friend's recollection of a Fernley homicide victim and reported poor small-SUV performance in... - 6:47 pm
    June 19, 2013 - Carson Times
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    Hermosa Beach Police Officers responded to an unprovoked “strangulation in progress” around 6 p.m. Saturday, eventually resulting in the arrest of a man who had no recollection of the incident.
    June 19, 2013 - Easy Reader
  • THE SUNDAY Q&A WITH DEREK BLAKE: Club 'gave me a sense of belonging'
    Derek Blake has a vivid recollection of the first day he became a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Chattanooga.
    June 15, 2013 - Daily News Journal
Quotes

  • Dana Perino in Forbes
    Bush "has no recollection" of hearing about either the tapes' existence or their destruction before being briefed about it Thursday morning, White House press secretary Perino said.
  • President Bush in International Herald Tribune
    My first recollection of whether the tapes existed or whether they were destroyed was when Michael Hayden briefed me,Bush told ABC News. "It will be interesting to know what the true facts are."
  • Chris Gregoire in Forbes
    Recalling scenes of blown-down trees, Gregoire said, "The visual is nothing like I've ever seen other than my recollection of Mount St. Helens" after the volcano's devastating 1980 eruption.

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