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restitution

res·ti·tu·tion

restitution

 
 
pronunciation:
re stih tu shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of restoring an object to its rightful owner.
synonyms:
restoration, return
definition 2: the payment of money in order to compensate for damage, loss, or injury.
After the fire in the building, the landlord was found negligent and was forced to make restitution to the tenants .
synonyms:
amends, compensation, indemnification, recompense, redress, reparation
similar words:
offset, satisfaction
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derivations: restitutive (adj.), restitutory (adj.)