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English definition of “redress”

redress

verb [T]     /rɪˈdres/ formal
to put right a wrong or give payment for a wrong that has been done: Most managers, politicians and bosses are men - how can women redress the balance (= make the situation fairer and more equal)?Correcting and mendingEditing and compiling
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