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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of redress.

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Examples

  • "No," he said, shaking his head emphatically, "the men refuse to sneak out of the country before they have what they call redressed the wrong done those poor villagers.

    Two Daring Young Patriots or, Outwitting the Huns

  • Barry redressed the building, added tower elements and slathered the whole thing with a thick icing of period detail, and voila: The earls of Carnarvon had a house that suggested a long pedigree and hearkened back to the fantasy days of Good Queen Bess.

    A Victorian fantasy, in stone

  • The house, a three bedroom on the sad-sack end of Rose Street in Far Rockaway, was just a redressed bungalow, with sagging doorframes and floors that moaned with every step.

    The Last Lion

  • They have a serious legal or ethical concern about some activity of their company, and feel it can only be redressed with the help of the media.

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  • No amount of rebranding or rescheduling of the fixture list to give the teams a fair chance of coverage in the unfamiliar territory of Thursday nights has redressed that anomaly.

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  • Third Man might still be a few dungarees short of morphing into a latter day Olivia Records – they put out their fair share of material by male acts too – but it seems to be one of the few rock'n'roll labels where the balance of female to male artists is truly being redressed.

    Jack White, the champion of women musicians

  • Having been produced by government policy, they can be redressed by a change in policy. . .

    Economics for the Long Run

  • He wore his whistle in the wrong pocket until my former Inspector now retired walked up to him in the peelers and redressed him in front of the entire crowd.

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  • As successful as they were at the box office (which isn't hard to achieve when it comes to summer audiences and their infamously short attention span ...) "Transformers 2", "Star Trek" and a host of other summer films were simply redressed rehashes (with the exception of "District 9", which was great, in my humble opinion).

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  • The house, a three bedroom on the sad-sack end of Rose Street in Far Rockaway, was just a redressed bungalow, with sagging doorframes and floors that moaned with every step.

    The Last Lion

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