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Redress

Compensation for injuries sustained; recovery or restitution for harm or injury; damages or equitable relief. Access to the courts to gain Reparation for a wrong.

redress

verb adjust, aid, allay, alleviate, appease, atone, change, compensare, compensate, correct, cure, ease, expiate, fix, heal, help, improve, make amends, make good, make reparation, make up for, mend, pacify, palliate, propitiate, put right, readjust, rectify, relieve, remedy, repair, restituere, restore, right, satisfy, set right
Associated concepts: legal redress
See also: adjust, award, collection, compensate, contribution, cure, disbursement, equity, fix, habeas corpus, help, indemnification, justice, payment, recompense, recourse, recovery, rectify, reform, reimburse, reimbursement, remedy, remunerate, renew, repair, reparation, repent, requital, resolve, restitution, restore, return, satisfaction, trover

REDRESS. The act of receiving satisfaction for an injury sustained. For the mode of obtaining redress, vide Remedies 1 Chit. Pr. Annal. Table.

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In this sense, Indigenous claims that seek as a remedy an end to the systemic oppression of this order cannot be redressed without a project of social transformation that is almost unthinkable in the current political climate.
Based on this analysis, the Court said, for the damages to be excludable, Therese Burke and the other claimants had to show Title VII redressed a "tort-like personal injury.
ISLAMABAD -- The Complaint Cell of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has redressed 34,465 complaints of telecom consumers during one year, showing overall 99.
He said, now any citizen of Pakistan can lodge complaint against any department on a piece of paper or On Line and the complaint if found genuine is redressed with in a month with out any financial burden.
To a question on Balochistan, he said that there was strong evidence of external involvement in unrest and agitation in the province and grievances of Baloch leaders would be redressed on priority.
Abdul Hameed, Shamim Akhtar, Muhammad Khalid and Tasawar Iqbal residents of Jand complained against the attitude of police on which RPO assured them that their grievances would be redressed.