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redress

verb [T] uk   /rɪˈdres/ formal us  
to put right a wrong or give payment for a wrong that has been done: Most managers, politicians and bosses are men - how can women redress the balance (= make the situation fairer and more equal)?

redress

noun [U] uk   /rɪˈdres/ formal us  
money that you have to pay to someone else because you have injured that person or treated them badly: He went to the industrial tribunal to seek redress for the way his employers had discriminated against him.
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