[ US /ˌɹiˈkaʊntɪŋ, ɹɪˈkaʊntɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪkˈa‍ʊntɪŋ/ ]
  1. an act of narration
    his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable
    he was the hero according to his own relation
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How To Use recounting In A Sentence

  • He was again recounting the incredible story of his life. The Sun
  • But that would be no different from somebody disinterring a 20-year-old volume of the Commonwealth Law Reports and recounting what happened in some case.
  • Instead of recounting endless dogfights or mission recaps, Brulle shows the attitudes and viewpoints of the men who were primarily engaged in tactical air support.
  • I would answer it by recounting the following legend.
  • This is a triumph of his, not a desperate, tragic failure," Anita Thompson said by phone, recounting that she was sitting in her husband's chair he called his catbird seat in the Rockies. Don't romanticize Thompson's suicide.
  • It featured a series of comedy skits and a half-dozen songs, all loosely recounting the colonial experience.
  • While the story might be tragic, his recounting of it is both witty and perceptive. Times, Sunday Times
  • People fall in love all the time, but few professional athletes are so explicit in recounting the moment they met their soulmate 15 years earlier.
  • I find that just recounting my putts on most holes generally sends me to sleep. The Sun
  • In reality, the examiners help the proctors in all the counting and recounting, both to save time and because it's also their necks on the line if anything goes missing.
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