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Definition of redemption noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1 (formal) the act of saving or state of being saved from the power of evil; the act of redeeming the redemption of the world from sin
  2. 2 (finance) the act of exchanging shares or vouchers for money or goods (= of redeeming them)
  3. Idioms
    beyond/past redemption
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    too bad to be saved or improved
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: redemption