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Definition of Reparation

Babylon English

restoration to good condition; compensation for a past injury; act of repairing, correction of problems or malfunctions
Reparation Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired; as, the reparation of a bridge or of a highway; -- in this sense, repair is oftener used.
  
(n.)
The act of making amends or giving satisfaction or compensation for a wrong, injury, etc.; also, the thing done or given; amends; satisfaction; indemnity.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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reparation
\rep`a*ra"tion\ (-r?"sh?n), n. [f. réparation, l. reparatio. see repair to mend.]
1. the act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired; as, the reparation of a bridge or of a highway; -- in this sense, repair is oftener used.
2. the act of making amends or giving satisfaction or compensation for a wrong, injury, etc.; also, the thing done or given; amends; satisfaction; indemnity. i am sensible of the scandal i have given by my loose writings, and make what reparation i am able.

for Vocabulary Exams of KPDS, YDS,UDS (in Turkey); and SAT in America
The act of making amends, as for an injury, loss, or wrong.
The Devil's Dictionary
Reparation, (n.)

Satisfaction that is made for a wrong and deducted from the satisfaction felt in committing it.
  
The Devil's Dictionary, by Ambrose Bierce, 1911 (About)
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury; "an act for which there is no reparation"
(hypernym) compensation
(derivation) compensate, recompense, repair, indemnify
2. (usually plural) compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors; "Germany was unable to pay the reparations demanded after Wordl War I"
(hypernym) compensation
(classification) plural, plural form
3. the act of putting something in working order again
(synonym) repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending
(hypernym) improvement
(hyponym) darning
(derivation) repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on
4. something done or paid in expiation of a wrong; "how can I make amends"
(synonym) amends
(hypernym) expiation, atonement, propitiation
(derivation) compensate, recompense, repair, indemnify
Reparation Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Reparation may refer to:
  • Reparation (legal), the legal philosophy
  • Reparations (transitional justice), measures taken by the state to redress gross and systematic violations of human rights law or humanitarian law
  • Reparation (album), a Reggae album by musician Eddy Grant
    • "Reparation", a song on that album
  • Reparations for slavery, proposed compensation from the government to the descendants of U.S. slaves
  • Acts of reparation, prayers for repairing the damages of sin
  • War reparations
  • World War I reparations, made from Germany due to the signing of the Treaty of Versailles
  • Reparations Agreement between Israel and West Germany, Holocaust reparations

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