redress

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re·dress / riˈdres; ˈrēˌdres/ • v. [tr.] remedy or set right (an undesirable or unfair situation): the power to redress the grievances of our citizens. ∎ archaic set upright again: some ambitious architect being called to redress a leaning wall.• n. remedy or compensation for a wrong or grievance: those seeking redress for an infringement of public law rights.PHRASES: redress the balance take action to restore equality in a situation.DERIVATIVES: re·dress·a·ble adj.re·dress·al / -əl/ n.re·dress·er n.

redress

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redress †set upright again; restore, amend, remedy XIV. — (O)F. redresser; see RE-, DRESS.
So sb. XIV. — AN. redresse.

Redress

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REDRESS

Compensation for injuries sustained; recovery or restitution for harm or injury; damages or equitable relief. Access to the courts to gainreparationfor a wrong.