re-count


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re-count

vb
to count (votes, etc) again
n
a second or further count, esp of votes in a closely contested election

re•count

or re-count

(v. riˈkaʊnt; n. ˈriˌkaʊnt, riˈkaʊnt)

v.t.
1. to count again.
n.
2. a second or additional count.

re•count

(rɪˈkaʊnt)

v.t.
to relate or narrate; tell in detail.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French reconter=re- re- + conter to tell, count1]
re•count′al, n.
syn: See relate.

re-count


Past participle: re-counted
Gerund: re-counting

Imperative
re-count
re-count
Present
I re-count
you re-count
he/she/it re-counts
we re-count
you re-count
they re-count
Preterite
I re-counted
you re-counted
he/she/it re-counted
we re-counted
you re-counted
they re-counted
Present Continuous
I am re-counting
you are re-counting
he/she/it is re-counting
we are re-counting
you are re-counting
they are re-counting
Present Perfect
I have re-counted
you have re-counted
he/she/it has re-counted
we have re-counted
you have re-counted
they have re-counted
Past Continuous
I was re-counting
you were re-counting
he/she/it was re-counting
we were re-counting
you were re-counting
they were re-counting
Past Perfect
I had re-counted
you had re-counted
he/she/it had re-counted
we had re-counted
you had re-counted
they had re-counted
Future
I will re-count
you will re-count
he/she/it will re-count
we will re-count
you will re-count
they will re-count
Future Perfect
I will have re-counted
you will have re-counted
he/she/it will have re-counted
we will have re-counted
you will have re-counted
they will have re-counted
Future Continuous
I will be re-counting
you will be re-counting
he/she/it will be re-counting
we will be re-counting
you will be re-counting
they will be re-counting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been re-counting
you have been re-counting
he/she/it has been re-counting
we have been re-counting
you have been re-counting
they have been re-counting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been re-counting
you will have been re-counting
he/she/it will have been re-counting
we will have been re-counting
you will have been re-counting
they will have been re-counting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been re-counting
you had been re-counting
he/she/it had been re-counting
we had been re-counting
you had been re-counting
they had been re-counting
Conditional
I would re-count
you would re-count
he/she/it would re-count
we would re-count
you would re-count
they would re-count
Past Conditional
I would have re-counted
you would have re-counted
he/she/it would have re-counted
we would have re-counted
you would have re-counted
they would have re-counted
Translations

re-count

[ˈriːkaʊnt]
A. N [of votes etc] → recuento m
to have a re-countsometer los votos a un segundo escrutinio
B. [riːˈkaʊnt] VTvolver a contar

re-count

[ˈriːkaʊnt]
n [votes] → nouveau décompte m (des suffrages)
[ˌriːˈkaʊnt] vt [+ votes] → recompter

re-count

n (of votes)Nachzählung f

re-count

[n ˈriːˌkaʊnt; vb ˌriːˈkaʊnt]
1. n (of votes) → nuovo conteggio
2. vtricontare, rifare il conteggio di

re-count

(riːˈkaunt) verb
to count again.
(ˈriːkaunt) noun
a second count. a re-count of votes.
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