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restitution

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrestitutionres‧ti‧tu‧tion /ˌrestɪˈtjuːʃən $ -ˈtuː-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 formalGIVE the act of giving back something that was lost or stolen to its owner, or of paying for damagecompensationrestitution of 🔊 the restitution of art treasures missing since World War II 🔊 The offender must make restitution for the hurt that he or she has caused.
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restitutionThe defendant was ordered to pay $350,000 restitution to the victims.Many also consider restitution unfair on the grounds that everybody suffered under Communism but only property owners will receive compensation.The exclusion of properties expropriated before 1949 from restitution was inevitable.He agreed to pay a $ 375,000 fine and make restitution to his victims totaling $ 625,000.And it is but right that until I can make restitution, my kinswoman's expenses should fall upon me.The amount of restitution will be decided by the arbitrator.Fry has agreed to provide restitution of $ 3. 8 million to his victims.Opinion polls repeatedly showed that restitution was unpopular.make restitutionHe agreed to pay a $ 375,000 fine and make restitution to his victims totaling $ 625,000.The Supreme Court ruled in 1990 that convicted criminals can avoid making restitution by declaring bankruptcy.And it is but right that until I can make restitution, my kinswoman's expenses should fall upon me.He made restitution last summer and was eligible when practice began Oct. 15.Such a person may be ordered to make restitution in whatever way the court thinks appropriate.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrestitutionres‧ti‧tu‧tion /ˌrestəˈtjuːʃən-ˈtuːʃən/ noun [uncountable] formalLAW the act of giving back something that was stolen, or paying for damage done to somethingHe was ordered to pay £1 million in restitution after his guilty plea.
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