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recover

v. to receive a money judgment in a lawsuit.

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recover

to gain something by the judgment of a court of law or to succeed in a lawsuit.
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* The initial loss (immediately after the incident) was 5% of market capitalization on average for recoverers; for non-recoverers, this was 11%.
Three owners paid up on the spot but the remaining 12 cars will be crushed at Rowleys recoverers in Coventry on Monday.
They categorized companies as "recoverers" and "nonrecoverers." These designations do not mean that the companies involved did or did not survive, but rather that they did or did not recover successfully following a disaster.