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Definition of redress:

  1. A setting right, as of wrong, injury, or opression; as, the redress of grievances; hence, relief; remedy; reparation; indemnification.
  2. One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.
  3. The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment.
  4. To dress again.
  5. To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon.
  6. To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise.
  7. To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.


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