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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.


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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Grievances received on this platform are redressed by the concerned Ministry/Department/State.
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.
He said that due to this democratic decision not only political reconciliation would be promoted but also the deprivation of Balochistan would be redressed properly.
Meanwhile, the fundamental issue--that is, the continued failure of the Canadian government to abide by its own (as well as international) laws and negotiate in good faith to repair relations with the Haudenosaunee and settle their grievances which include reparations for stolen land, unpaid rents owing and expired, and misappropriation of funds--has been in no way redressed or reconciled.
The success of democracy and the realisation of socio-economic development depends on the extent to which the citizen's grievances are redressed.
Mr Collingwood-Cameron said: "Clearly it is time we redressed this imbalance.
Wright, (20) to have standing "[al plaintiff must allege personal injury fairly traceable to the defendant's allegedly unlawful conduct and likely to be redressed by the requested relief.