Meaning of reparation

rep•a•ra•tion

Pronunciation: (rep"u-rā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the making of amends for wrong or injury done: reparation for an injustice.
  2. Usually,compensation in money, material, labor, etc., payable by a defeated country to another country or to an individual for loss suffered during or as a result of war.
  3. restoration to good condition.
  4. repair (def. 7).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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