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redress

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪˈdres/ formal
to put right a wrong action, or give payment for something wrong that has been done: The association had called for a substantial rise to redress a 30% decline in salaries.
redress the balance to make a situation fairer and more equal: The code was intended to help redress the balance between powerful retailers and their suppliers.
(Definition of redress verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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