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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·ca·pit·u·la·tion /-ˌpɪʧəˈleʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·ca·pit·u·la·tion n.
 1. The act of recapitulating; a summary, or concise statement or enumeration, of the principal points, facts, or statements, in a preceding discourse, argument, or essay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: emergence during embryonic development of various characters
           or structures that appeared during the evolutionary
           history of the strain or species [syn: palingenesis]
           [ant: cenogenesis]
      2: a section of a musical composition or movement in which
         themes introduced earlier are repeated
      3: a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer
         discussion [syn: recap, review]