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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 ​theirprincipalamount, ​plusinterest 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 ​improvingmorally: The ​politicalleadership in that ​state is so ​corrupt that it’s beyond redemption (= it will always be ​morallybad).
(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 ​exchangingshares 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 ​signatureguarantee 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 ​jewelryretailerreported an 11% ​rise in ​earnings for the latest ​quarter, ​boosted by ​highersales 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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