Reparation definition

rĕpə-rāshən
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A making of amends; making up for a wrong or injury.
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Compensation or remuneration, as for damage or economic loss, required from a nation defeated in war.
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Reparation is defined as anything paid or done to make up for a wrongdoing, or the act of making up for a wrongdoing.

An example of a reparation is money paid for an item broken in a store.

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Anything paid or done to make up for something else; compensation.
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The act or process of making amends for a wrong.
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Compensation by a nation defeated in a war for economic losses suffered by the victor or for crimes committed against individuals, payable in money, labor, goods, etc.
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(usually in plural) A payment of time, effort or money to undo past transgression(s).
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The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired; as, the reparation of a bridge or of a highway.
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The act or process of repairing or the condition of being repaired.
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Something done or money paid to make amends or compensate for a wrong.
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A repairing or being repaired; restoration to good condition.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
reparation
Plural:
reparations

Origin of reparation

  • Middle English reparacion from Old French from Late Latin reparātiō reparātiōn- restoration from Latin reparātus past participle of reparāre to repair repair1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Late Latin reparationem, from Latin reparatio.

    From Wiktionary