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Noun: redemption  ri'demp-shun
  1. (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
    - salvation
     
  2. (corporation) repayment of the principal amount of a debt or security at or before maturity (as when a corporation repurchases its own stock)
     
  3. The act of purchasing back something previously sold
    - repurchase, buyback

Derived forms: redemptions

Type of: deliverance, delivery, purchase, quittance, repayment, rescue, saving

Encyclopedia: Redemption, Part 2