Definition of 'redress'
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Example sentences containing 'redress'
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We'd like to do what we can to redress the balance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is perfectly justifiable for him to seek redress - and he intends to do so with vigour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Well intentioned because it seeks to redress a real problem: far too few students from disadvantaged backgrounds are applying to university. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A finding that the agent misled a buyer could also be used to claim compensation from the firm or company under its statutory redress scheme. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This has a code of practice for members that includes a free independent redress scheme. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We are looking at the possibility of legal redress. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the move to redress past wrongs is not happening quickly enough for some. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is meant to cleanse my uterus and redress any hormonal imbalance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He will have to struggle to redress a dire situation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We must invest in innovative research to redress the balance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Why did you not seek legal redress? Pride and Prejudice (1813)The redress scheme has been a caricature of justice. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Violence was common and legal redress difficult. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The only way to redress the resulting imbalance has to include some form of integration. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Thus a lord must seek redress for the slightest stain upon that which he treasures. A Time of War (1993)The cap excluded thousands of affected companies from the redress scheme. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They have often helped the poor get redress through proper legal and administrative procedures. Christianity Today (2000)Others can then write in to redress any imbalance. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)His book is an attempt to redress the balance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They can seek redress for you if necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are three areas of legal redress. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is especially important for minorities because often it is their only vehicle for rallying support for the redress of their grievances. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)In a sense, this show might be seen as an attempt to redress old wrongs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But that aside, the book helps to redress a wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Critics warn that the new hedges were often overvalued, allowing banks to minimise how much the redress scheme costs them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It takes time to redress this situation, so training initially involves exercises that stress this system to improve this area of fitness. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What could possibly redress the situation against the low labour costs of India and China? Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is there to protect the people of this country, our constituents, and the information they provide to us for redress of grievance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'redress'
British English: redress VERB
If you redress something such as a wrong or a complaint, you do something to correct it or to improve things for the person who has been badly treated.
More and more victims turn to litigation to redress wrongs done to them.
British English: redress NOUN
Redress is money that someone pays you because they have caused you harm or loss.
They are continuing their legal battle to seek some redress from the government.
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