- reparation (n.)
- late 14c., "reconciliation," from Old French reparacion and directly from Late Latin reparationem (nominative reparatio) "act of repairing, restoration," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin reparare "restore, repair" (see repair (v.1)). Meaning "act of repairing or mending" is attested from c. 1400. Reparations "compensation for war damaged owed by the aggressor" is attested from 1921, with reference to Germany, from French réparations (1919).
- 1. Offenders should be forced to make reparation to the community.
- 2. I'll demand reparation from the company.
- 3. There is a clear demand amongst victims for some sort of reparation from offenders.
- 4. Whenever you find your wrongdoing, be quick with your reparation.
- 5. He had to make reparation from his own property.
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