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remedy

noun
 
 
/ˈremədi/ (plural remedies)
[C or U] LAW a method of legally solving a problem or disagreement: The company is asking for the commission's remedies to be suspended while the appeal is underway.provide/seek/obtain (a) remedy The court has the power to provide a remedy by way of judicial review. → See also legal remedy
[C] a way of dealing with a difficult situation or solving a problem: Fiscal, not monetary, policy should be the preferred remedy.remedy for sth Senators have proposed hugely different remedies for the growing healthcare crisis.
(Definition of remedy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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