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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion; (music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) in which musical themes that were introduced earlier are repeated;

Usage examples (39)
  • But the recapitulation is as gratuitous as it is insulting and untrue.
  • The sixth rule Tichonius calls the recapitulation, which, with sufficient watchfulness, is discovered in difficult parts of Scripture.
  • There was nothing left for it to do but to repeat, in short recapitulation, the course it had traversed, and to prove that it had been buried only after it had expired.
  • Developmental genes has nothing to do with "recapitulation". for more
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