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restitution

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌrestɪˈtjuːʃən/ US   /ˌrestɪˈtuːʃən/
LAW payment made for damage or loss: demand/pay/seek restitution She was also ordered to pay restitution.make restitution to sb for sth The insurance company has a responsibility to make full restitution to the policyholders for their loss. They must pay more than $320,000 in restitution to certain customers.
formal the return of objects that have been stolen or lost: They are demanding the restitution of the stolen paintings to the museum.
Translations of “restitution”
in Spanish restitución…
in French restitution…
in German die Rückerstattung…
in Chinese (Traditional) (被盜物或丟失物的)歸還, 賠償, 賠款…
in Chinese (Simplified) (被盗物或丢失物的)归还, 赔偿, 赔款…
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