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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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It is out of this context that movements for redressing redress emerge, in which privileged groups demand compensation and recognition for the inconvenience, discomfort, and anxiety they suffer amidst the failure of the multicultural project to manage difference.
We have tried our best to make this a vibrant winter secretariat, vibrant in the sense that people are coming and we redress their grievances, regarding their day to day problems like water, electricity, roads, some injustice being done to any citizen, some complaints about salaries being not released, some development complaints and we are just calling officers on the spot, just redressing their grievances," said Ali Mohammed Sagar, the state's Rural Development and Panchayat (local bodies) Minister.
The officer exercising general court-martial jurisdiction shall examine into the complaint and take proper measures for redressing the wrong complained of; and he shall, as soon as possible, send to the Secretary concerned a true statement of that complaint, with the proceedings had thereon.
Redressing miscarriages of justice; practice and procedure in national and international criminal cases.
Even more difficult is the task of redressing the deep inequalities that apartheid and colonization created--inequalities that persist along racial lines, despite the emergence of a small black political and economic elite.
The copy claimed that probiotic yogurt can counter the effects of a stressful lifestyle by redressing the body's balance.
This makes the DPRK skeptical about Japan's stand on the issues of redressing its past crimes and improving the bilateral relations,'' it said.
Yet in redressing the neglect of classical republicanism, Norbrook himself sometimes tends to neglect other discourses, most significantly, the religious fervor at the heart of much seventeenth-century conflict.
Hartman acknowledges that, to some extent, enjoyment was a valuable means of redressing the painful experience of slavery.