Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “redress”

See all translations

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)
What is the pronunciation of redress?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “redress”

Definitions of “redress” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More