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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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Redressing "Douglas Creek Estates": A Brief History of Kanonhstaton
A fulsome redressing of Canada's colonial legacy will continue to evade us so long as redress is thought of within logics of neoliberalism which cannot reconcile alternative worldviews of Indigenous communities.
One of these is the Mineworkers' Union, which has repeatedly challenged the interpretation of affirmative action laws; another is the conservative South African Institute of Race Relations, which supports more restrained and limited approaches to redressing past racial inequalities.
HYDERABAD -- Wafaqi Mohtasib (WM) would provide relief to the people by redressing their grievances at their doorstep rather than calling them at regional offices in Sindh province.
ISLAMABAD, April 20, 2011 (Frontier Star): PML-N leader Lt General (retd)Abdul Qadir Baloch has said that Chief of Army staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani is redressing all problems confronted by Balochistan while provincial and federal government is not serious to redress the problems.
ISLAMABAD, April 20, 2011 (Balochistan Times): PML-N leader Lt General (retd)Abdul Qadir Baloch has said that Chief of Army staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani is redressing all problems confronted by Balochistan while provincial and federal government is not serious to redress the problems.