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"restitution" in British English

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restitutionnoun [U]

uk   /ˌres.tɪˈtʃuː.ʃən/  us   /ˌres.təˈtuː.ʃən/
(Definition of restitution from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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restitutionnoun [U]

 us   /ˌres·tɪˈtu·ʃən/ law
payment for damage or loss of property, or the return of items stolen or lost: The company has agreed to make restitution of $44,930 and to pay an equal fine.
(Definition of restitution from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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restitutionnoun [U]

uk   /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.
(Definition of restitution from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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