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Meaning of RECAPITULATION

Pronunciation:  `reeku`pichu'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
  2. [n]  a section of a musical composition or movement in which themes introduced earlier are repeated
  3. [n]  emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species
 

RECAPITULATION is a 14 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: palingenesis, recap, review
 
 Antonyms: caenogenesis, cainogenesis, cenogenesis, kainogenesis, kenogenesis
 
 See Also: capitulation, development, epanodos, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny, section, subdivision

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re`ca*pit`u*la"tion\, n. [LL. recapitulatio: cf.
F. recapitulation.]
The act of recapitulating; a summary, or concise statement or
enumeration, of the principal points, facts, or statements,
in a preceding discourse, argument, or essay.

 

 

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