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Word: recount

Definition: narrate or tell (a story); count over again


Sentences Containing 'recount'

After an April recount the High Constitutional Court declared Ravalomanana president.
An appeal and recount led the Constitutional Council to first declare Poisson had won by just one vote, and then ultimately to order a fresh by-election which was held on the 4th and 10th of July 2010.
As Artusi would later recount, he spent the whole night suffering from horrible stomach pains, which he blamed on the minestrone he had eaten.
Billingsley's hand-written recollections of the early days recount his working in his New York real estate office when two gamblers he knew from Oklahoma came to him, saying they wanted to open a restaurant.
Both women and men commonly call during the Friday broadcast to alert other listeners as to their location, and to recount stories of flashing or being flashed, respectively.
Fabiani was also deeply involved in the aftermath of the Florida election recount.
Fixed usage was established during the 39-day recount following the 2000 election, when the media began to discuss the contest in terms of "red states" versus "blue states".
Her requests for a recount were turned down by the city, and a judge ruled in January 1986 that too much time had passed for a court-ordered scrutiny of the votes (although the judge also ruled that the council was certainly aware of ballot irregularities when it turned down Jones's request).
Jelis are similar to griots because they also recount history but the jelis role is to "Sing and recount Mande social and political life".
Justin and Irenaeus are the first to recount the myth of Simon and Helen, which became the center of Simonian doctrine.
Nathan proceeds to recount the events of how they met Fi, and how he persuaded Jase to pursue her and ask her out.
Notable winners and shortlisted works have inspired several well-known Australian films from original novels, including The "Silver Brumby" series, a collection by Elyne Mitchell which recount the life and adventures of Thowra, a Snowy Mountains brumby stallion; "Storm Boy" (1964), by Colin Thiele, about a boy and his pelican and the relationships he has with his father, the pelican, and an outcast Aboriginal man called Fingerbone; the Sydney based Victorian era time travel adventure "Playing Beatie Bow" (1980) by Ruth Park; and, for older children and mature readers, Melina Marchetta's 1993 novel about a Sydney high school girl "Looking for Alibrandi".
On May 23, after a re-count of the number of SARS patients in hospital, WHO lifts the Tourism Warning from Hong Kong and Guangdong.
She and her husband were invited to the United States to recount their time with Rivera in 2011.
The Conservatives gained Bilton and High Harrogate wards from the Liberal Democrats, the latter by 656 votes to 610 after a recount.
The novel "The Death of Artemio Cruz", by Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes, switches between the three persons from one chapter to the next, even though all refer to the same protagonist. The novel "Dreaming in Cuban", by Cristina GarcĂ­a alternates between third-person, limited and first-person perspectives, depending on the generation of the speaker: the grandchildren recount events in first-person viewpoints while the parents and grandparent are shown in the third-person, limited perspective.
The Passages to Canada Digital Archive presents a portrait of the life experience of the members of the Passages to Canada Speakers' Bureau through multilingual interviews and original artifacts (photos, letters and memorabilia) that recount their personal journeys to Canada.
The results were too close to call on election night, and after a recount Zimmer ultimately lost by only 651 votes (146,162 to 145,511 votes, or 48.73 to 48.51 percent).
Three extensive apocryphal works are attributed to Enoch: These recount how Enoch is taken up to Heaven and is appointed guardian of all the celestial treasures, chief of the archangels, and the immediate attendant on God's throne.
Wein's first five books recount a version of the King Arthur stories which moves the narrative to the kingdom of Aksum in 6th century Ethiopia.
When Causton announced he did not intend to fight again Strauss replaced him and won the seat back from Dunn by the narrow margin of 18 votes, after a recount.
``Alas, I have still to recount the most distressing period of my life.

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