CET6 TEM8 TOEFL
- recount (v.1)
- "to tell," mid-15c., also recompt, from Old North French and Anglo-French reconter (12c., Modern French raconter), from Old French re- (see re-) + conter "to relate, reckon" (see count (v)). Related: Recounted; recounting.
- recount (n.)
- also re-count, "a new count" (especially in an election), 1855, American English, from re- + count (n).
- recount (v.2)
- also re-count, "to enumerate again," 1764, from re- + count (v). Related: Recounted; recounting.
- 1. She was asked to recount the details of the conversation to the court.
- 2. She wanted a recount. She couldn't believe that I had got more votes than her.
- 3. When the Labour party candidate didn't win the election, he cried foul and demanded a recount.
- 工党候选人没有赢得选举, 他声称有舞弊行为,要求重新计票.
- 4. The defeated candidate demanded a recount of the votes.
- 5. It remains only to recount the slender part which the British were able play.
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