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redress

re·dress

redress

 
 
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: ri dres [or] rih dres
definition 1: compensation or reparation; amends.
The victims of the industrial disaster are seeking redress from the company responsible for it.
similar words:
compensation, offset, remedy, restitution
definition 2: a correction or adjustment.
We've seen a redress in the balance of powers in recent years.
similar words:
remedy
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: rih dres
inflections: redressed, redresses, redressing
definition 1: to correct, adjust, or remedy.
Management was forced to redress the problem.
similar words:
offset, remedy, repair, right
definition 2: to make restitution to or for.
The corporation redressed the victims of the toxic spill.
similar words:
offset, repair
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derivations: redressable (redressible) (adj.), redresser (redressor) (n.)