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"redemption" in British English

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redemptionnoun

uk   /rɪˈdemp.ʃən/  us   /rɪˈdemp.ʃən/
  • redemption noun (EXCHANGE)

[C or U] the act of exchanging bonds, shares, etc. for money: The bonds will be redeemed at 100% of their principal amount, plus interest to the redemption date.
redemptive
adjective uk   /rɪˈdemp.tɪv/  us   /rɪˈdemp.tɪv/ formal
(especially in Christianity) giving someone redemption
(Definition of redemption from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"redemption" in American English

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redemptionnoun [U]

 us   /rɪˈdemp·ʃən/
the state of being kept from evil or of improving morally: The political leadership in that state is so corrupt that it’s beyond redemption (= it will always be morally bad).
(Definition of redemption from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"redemption" in Business English

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redemptionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /rɪˈdemʃən/
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the act of exchanging shares or bonds for cash: Redemptions made by telephone for shares recently purchased by check will not be honored unless the check has cleared. For redemptions of $50,000 or more, you must include a signature guarantee for each owner. redemption requests/orders/penalties redemption proceeds/fees/yieldsmake/request/submit a redemption You may request a redemption or an exchange by calling our Shareholder Service Center.
FINANCE the act of paying back a loan: redemption of debt/a loan/a mortgage The nation's largest jewelry retailer reported an 11% rise in earnings for the latest quarter, boosted by higher sales and the early redemption of debt.
(Definition of redemption from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “redemption”
in Chinese (Simplified) 补救…
in Turkish kurtulma, halâs, bağışlanma…
in Russian спасение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 補救…
in Polish odkupienie, zbawienie…
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