redress

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redress(
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drehs
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (setting right)
a. la reparación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
This action comes as a long-overdue redress of historical injustice.Este acto constituye una reparación de una injusticia histórica que debió llevarse a cabo hace mucho tiempo.
b. la corrección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
You do realize that, if you make the wrong decision, there'll be no redress?¿Te das cuenta de que si te equivocas al decidir, no hay corrección posible?
2. (compensation)
a. la reparación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Many customers are seeking legal redress for their grievances.Muchos clientes están tratando de obtener reparación judicial por sus quejas.
b. la compensación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The insurance company went into liquidation and policyholders had no redress.La empresa de seguros entró en liquidación y los asegurados no recibieron compensación.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to set right)
a. reparar
This agreement finally redresses the injustice perpetrated against indigenous peoples.Este acuerdo por fin repara la injusticia cometida contra los pueblos indígenas.
b. corregir
Many tenants are adversely affected by this measure, and this is a situation that we want to redress.Esta medida perjudica a muchos inquilinos, y es una situación que queremos corregir.
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redress
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of grievance)
a. la reparación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to seek redressexigir reparación
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (injustice, grievance)
a. reparar
to redress the balancereestablecer el equilibrio
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redress [rɪˈdres]
noun
(compensation) compensación (f); indemnización (f); (for offence) reparación (f); (satisfaction) desagravio (m)
to seek redress for solicitar compensación por; in such a case you have no redress en tal caso usted no tiene derecho a compensación
transitive verb
(compensate for) reparar; indemnizar; [+offence] reparar; [+fault] remediar
to redress the balance equilibrar la balanza
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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