damage noun definition in Types of punishment topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

damage

 noun: Types of punishment topic
damages [plural] an amount of money that a court decides should be paid to somebody by the person, company, etc. that has caused them harm or injury He was ordered to pay damages totalling £30 000. They intend to sue for damages. Ann was awarded £6 000 (in) damages.

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