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tr.v. re-col·lect·ed, re-col·lect·ing, re-col·lects
To collect again.
re-collect (oneself)
To become composed again, especially after one has been flustered or confused.
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(ˌri kəˈlɛkt)

1. to collect, gather, or assemble again (something scattered).
2. to recover or compose (oneself).
re`-col•lec′tion, n.


(ˌrɛk əˈlɛkt)

v.t., v.i.
to remember; recall.
[1550–60; < Medieval Latin recollēctus, past participle of recolligere to remember, recollect (Latin: to gather up again); see re-, collect1]
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