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"reparation" in British English

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reparationnoun

uk   /ˌrep.əˈreɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌrep.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ formal
[C or U] payment for harm or damage: The company had to make reparation to those who suffered ill health as a result of chemical pollution.
reparations [plural] specialized
payments made by a defeated nation after a war to pay for damages or expenses it caused to another nation
(Definition of reparation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reparation" in American English

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reparationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌrep·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
payment for harm or damage: [C] The company paid reparations to the victims of the explosion.
(Definition of reparation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"reparation" in Business English

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reparationnoun [C, usually plural, U]

uk   us   /ˌrepəˈreɪʃən/ formal
payment for harm, loss, or damage that has been caused to a person or an organization, or the fact of making such a payment: The likelihood of the company making financial reparations seems distant. call for/pay/seek reparation
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(Definition of reparation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reparation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 赔偿, 补偿, 弥补…
in Chinese (Traditional) 賠償, 補償, 彌補…
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