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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French regaigner (French regagner). Surface etymology is re- +‎ gain.

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regain ‎(third-person singular simple present regains, present participle regaining, simple past and past participle regained)

  1. (transitive) To get back; to recover possession of.
    • 2012 April 23, Angelique Chrisafis, “François Hollande on top but far right scores record result in French election”, in the Guardian[1]:
      Sarkozy's total will be seen as a personal failure. It is the first time an outgoing president has failed to win a first-round vote in the past 50 years and makes it harder for Sarkozy to regain momentum.

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regain m ‎(uncountable)

  1. second crop (typically of grass)
  2. renewal
  3. upsurge
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