Meaning of “redress” in the English Dictionary

"redress" in American English

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redressverb [ T ]

us /rɪˈdres/ fml

to correct a wrong:

Affirmative action to help minorities is intended to redress wrongs.

(Definition of “redress” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"redress" in Business English

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redressverb [ T ]

uk /rɪˈdres/ us 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.

redressnoun [ U ]

uk /rɪˈdres/ us /ˈriːdres/ LAW

money or something else that someone receives because they have been injured or treated badly:

Millions of personal and business customers could seek redress for bounced cheques and overdraft charges.
get/receive/obtain redress
financial/legal redress

(Definition of “redress” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)