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Noun: restitution  ,re-sti't(y)oo-shun
  1. A sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
    - damages, amends, indemnity, indemnification, redress, redressal
     
  2. The act of restoring something to its original state
     
  3. Getting something back again
    "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing";
    - return, restoration, regaining

Derived forms: restitutions

Type of: acquisition, compensation, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, repair, reparation

Encyclopedia: Restitution