reparation
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˌɹɛpəˈɹeɪʃən/
Noun

reparation

  1. (usually, in the plural) A payment of time, effort or money to undo past transgression(s).
    • I am sensible of the scandal I have given by my loose writings, and make what reparation I am able.
  2. (archaic) The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired.
    the reparation of a bridge or of a highway
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