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RETAKING. The taking one's goods, wife, child, &c., from another, who without right has taken possession thereof. Vide Recaption; Rescue.

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If you've missed out on the C grade, especially if it's by a narrow margin, consider applying for a remark or retakes. You're allowed to retake English and maths in November.
On Friday, the CBSE said students outside India would not have to retake the exams.
Since ISIL militants took over large areas of Iraq and Syria to establish a self-styled "caliphate" in 2014, Iraqi government forces, backed popular forces, launched a wide-scale campaign to retake those regions.
Students complained no time to retake, they are also to continue their lectures.
After walking for miles, families were taken by bus from a government checkpoint in the south of the city to camps housing more than 410,000 people displaced since the offensive to retake Mosul began in October.
Nearly 21,000 people were currently internally displaced due to military operations to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric has said.
Mosul / NINA / A military commander in anti-terrorism said anti-terror forces launched a broad offensive from two axes in the eastern sector in order to retake the villages from Daesh down to the outskirts of the city of Mosul.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter, Saturday arrived on an unannounced visit to Baghdad to get an assessment of the US - backed Iraqi campaign to retake Mosul from Daesh.
Up to one million Iraqis risk facing displacement in the coming weeks as fighting intensifies ahead of a government offensive to retake the northern city of Mosul from ISIL, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
Iraqi forces have retaken a cluster of northern villages from ISIS militants, the government said on July 5, pushing closer to an air base that could serve as a springboard for an offensive to retake Mosul, the biggest city held by ISIS.
At least 1,800 militants were killed in the operation to retake Falluja, he said.