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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English recoveryng; equivalent to recover +‎ -ing.

VerbEdit

recovering

  1. present participle of recover
    a recovering drug addict

NounEdit

recovering (plural recoverings)

  1. The process or the instance of recovery.
    • 2004, Donald Smith, A Long Stride Shortens the Road: Poems of Scotland
      Fables have their own time island entertainments or fragments of embodied life refractions light and dark recoverings of race and memory passionate elusive by-blows of a richer being.

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

recovering

  1. Alternative form of recoveryng