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restitution

noun [U] uk   /ˌres.tɪˈtjuː.ʃən/ us    /-ˈtuː-/
formal the return of objects that were stolen or lost: They are demanding the restitution of ancient treasures that were removed from the country in the 16th century. specialized law payment made for damage or loss: The chemicals company promised to make full restitution to the victims for the injury to their health.
Translations of “restitution”
in Spanish restitución…
in French restitution…
in German die Rückerstattung…
in Chinese (Traditional) (被盜物或丟失物的)歸還, 賠償, 賠款…
in Chinese (Simplified) (被盗物或丢失物的)归还, 赔偿, 赔款…
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