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  • v  reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss
  • v  regain or make up for
  • v  retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments

  • And it allows the state to recoup the money that it expends to buy up the bad debt at the core of the problem.
  • But I do think there was probably some point where he went from believing that he could recoup the money to knowing he couldn't.
  • But royalists in Austria and Hungary, trying hard to recoup their own fortunes through the restoration of downy-lipped Archduke Otto, learned almost immediately that Boris was .
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  • Bruce Friedrich in Courrier Sud
    It makes perfect sense if you are looking for ways to cut down on meat consumption and recoup environmental losses,said Bruce Friedrich, a spokesman in Washington for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
  • Jacques Rogge in USA Today
    These are investments for 40, 50, 60 years to come,Rogge said. "This leaves a big legacy to the city. The authorities (in London) will build an Olympic village. It is going to recoup itself because it is going to be sold after the games to...
  • Robert Gates in Guardian Unlimited
    Resources are needed not only to recoup from the losses of the war,Gates said, "but to make up for the shortfalls of the past and to invest in the capabilities of the future."

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