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Definition of redress noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

BrE BrE//rɪˈdres//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈdres//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈriːdres//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːdres//
 
[uncountable] redress (for/against something) (formal) payment, etc. that you should get for something wrong that has happened to you or harm that you have suffered synonym compensation to seek legal redress for unfair dismissal to have little prospect of redress
Word Origin Middle English: the verb from Old French redresser; the noun via Anglo-Norman French redresse.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: redress

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