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re·call

recall

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: rih kawl
inflections: recalls, recalling, recalled
definition 1: to bring a past event into your mind.
Do you recall the day we went to that restaurant?
synonyms:
remember
similar words:
place, recognize, review, think
definition 2: to have products returned to the factory where they were made. Companies recall a product if it is found to be dangerous or damaged in some way.
The factory recalled the defective bicycles.
similar words:
take back
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: rih kawl [or] ri kawl
definition: a way for government officials to be removed from office by people who vote.
There was a recall of the governor in California in 2003.
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derivation: recallable (adj.)
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