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  1. reparation

    • IPA[ˌrɛpəˈreɪʃ(ə)n]

    英式

    • n.
      the action of making amends for a wrong one has done, by providing payment or other assistance to those who have been wronged;the compensation for war damage paid by a defeated state
    • noun: reparation, plural noun: reparations

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the action of making amends for a wrong one has done, by providing payment or other assistance to those who have been wronged the courts required a convicted offender to make financial reparation to his victim
    • the compensation for war damage paid by a defeated state the Treaty of Versailles imposed heavy reparations and restrictions on Germany
    • 2. archaic the action of repairing something the old hall was pulled down to avoid the cost of reparation
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    • IPA[ˌrepəˈrāSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      the making of amends for a wrong one has done, by paying money to or otherwise helping those ... the courts required a convicted offender to make financial reparation to his victim

    Oxford American Dictionary