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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreparationrep‧a‧ra‧tion /ˌrepəˈreɪʃən/ noun formal  1 reparations2 [countable, uncountable]PAY FOR when you give something to someone or do something for them because you have done something wrong to them in the pastmake reparation (to somebody) for something Offenders must make reparation for their crimes through community service.
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reparationIt was born of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and is supposed to culminate in a reparation fund.The time for the West to begin making reparation for the sins of the past is long overdue.He said that this is my reparation, and I need fear no other.No reparation seems to be being made for killing off the father.The sticking points, according to the official, concern existing references to Zionism and the issue of reparation for slavery.The cure lies in identifying the disturbed relationship, making such reparation as seems appropriate, and so restoring peace and tranquillity.What should be the reparation for a mother whose child was murdered?Almost a fifth of the fund will cover property losses and projects connected with reparation.
From Longman Business Dictionaryreparationrep‧a‧ra‧tion /ˌrepəˈreɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable] formalLAW payment made to someone for loss, damage etc that someone has caused them in the past SYN COMPENSATIONA commission will gather demands for reparations from companies and individuals.The company has few resources to finance reparation payments.
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