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noun 
  1. The action or fact of calling someone or something back.
  2. memory, Memory; the ability to remember.
  3. In w:Information retrieval, Information retrieval, the fraction of (all) relevant material that is returned by a search
verb 
  1. (transitive) To call back, bring back or summon to a specific place, station etc.
He was recalled to service after his retirement.
She was recalled to London for the trial.
  1. (transitive) To remember, recollect.
I don't that story.
  1. (transitive) To request or order someone or something to return, especially that a product or batch of products be returned to its manufacturer for repair or replacement
  2. (transitive) To cancel or annul, especially of a journey undertaken by an official.
California voters recalled Governor Gray Davis in 2003.
Etymology: From re- + call, modelled on Latin revocare or French rappeler.


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