reparation


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Synonyms for reparation

Synonyms for reparation

Synonyms for reparation

compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury

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(usually plural) compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors

something done or paid in expiation of a wrong

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At the same time, feeling toward Geoffrey as she felt now--conscious as she was of not really desiring the reparation on which she was about to insist--it was essential to the preservation of her own self-respect that she should have some purpose in view which could justify her to her own conscience in assuming the character of Mrs.
Upon the whole, the justice first of all told me very courteously I was discharged; that he was very sorry that the mercer's man should in his eager pursuit have so little discretion as to take up an innocent person for a guilty person; that if he had not been so unjust as to detain me afterward, he believed I would have forgiven the first affront; that, however, it was not in his power to award me any reparation for anything, other than by openly reproving them, which he should do; but he supposed I would apply to such methods as the law directed; in the meantime he would bind him over.
I am quite sure,' repeated Sissy, 'that it is the only reparation in your power, sir.
Has misgivings that the goods of this world which we have painfully got together early and late, with wear and tear and toil and self-denial, are so much plunder; and asks to whom they shall be given up, as reparation and restitution
I endure without murmuring, because it is appointed that I shall so make reparation for my sins.
But Mrs Clennam, resolved to treat herself with the greater rigour for having been supposed to be unacquainted with reparation, refused to eat her oysters when they were brought.
The very friend to whom you communicated your misgivings as to the Prophet and his mission, might be one of those who would come forth at night with fire and sword to exact a terrible reparation.
Consequently, reparation must replace reconciliation as the churches' focus.
The Next Steps Stolen Generations Reparation Scheme will involve a fund of up to $6 million for ex gratia payments for those members of the state s Aboriginal communities removed from their families, and whose usual place of residence was South Australia at the time of the separation.
Beckles' letter follows a demand which was issued last week by Jamaica's National Commission on Reparation that Cameron give an "unambiguous apology" for slavery during his visit, which is intended to boost trade links between Britain and the island nation.
And this leeway has absolutely nothing to do with World War Two or reparation payments," said Gabriel, who leads the Social Democrats (SPD), junior partner in the ruling coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.
Professor Beckles' book builds on this conference and intensifies the call for reparation in the British Caribbean, home to a majority of Africans.
Un institut specialise dans les metiers de reparation automobile et de service apres-vente sera ouvert a Oran, a l'occasion de la prochaine rentree professionnelle, a-t-on appris, jeudi dernier, aupres du directeur de la wilaya du secteur.
Apartheid had impacted not only South Africa since 1948 but had also affected Ghana and the Caribbean, and removing apartheid left a void as well as a series of opportunities for reparation; yet, those who should have been held responsible for that void and reparations were not.
The bill also proposes constitution of a body - National Authority for Communal Harmony, Justice and Reparation - by the Centre to exercise the powers and perform the functions assigned to it under this Act.