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redemption

noun uk   /rɪˈdemp.ʃən/ us  

redemption noun (IMPROVEMENT)

be beyond/past redemption to be too bad to be improved or saved by anyone

redemption noun (IN RELIGION)

[U] (especially in Christianity) an occasion when someone is saved from evil, suffering, etc.

redemption noun (EXCHANGE)

[C or U] the act of exchanging bonds, shares, etc. for money: The bonds will be redeemed at 100% of their principal amount, plus interest to the redemption date.
redemptive
adjective uk   /-tɪv/ formal us  
(especially in Christianity) giving someone redemption
Translations of “redemption”
in Chinese (Traditional) 補救…
in Russian спасение…
in Turkish kurtulma, halâs, bağışlanma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 补救…
in Polish odkupienie, zbawienie…
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