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recapitulation

re·ca·pit·u·la·tion

recapitulation

 
pronunciation:
ri k pih ch leI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of recapitulating or state of being recapitulated.
definition 2: a summary, as of a longer speech or written work.
definition 3: an organism's repeating in its development the evolutionary stages of development of its species.
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