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v. - Photograph again; Capture again; Take back by force, as after a battle.

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Used as a verb, listen here, it means: v. - Photograph again; Capture again; Take back by force, as after a battle. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: n. - A shot or scene that is photographed again.

Usage examples (33)
  • Please retake that scene
  • The state had previously released scores for third-grade exams and for the "retake" tests taken by high school students who had previously failed.
  • Other elements of the drive to "retake" the Obama Administration include a tremendous escalation of attacks on FDR, which promote the fraudulent argument that the New...
  • The operation to retake Kandahar province seems to be on hold. for more
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  • ''retake" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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