Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Affording redress; giving relief.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Tending to redress.

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  • adjective Tending to redress.

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Examples

  • In the memorandum addressed to JSE president Richard Loubser and Finance Minister Trevor Manuel, Sasco said it was worried that some of government's redressive policies had a negative impact on its capacity to spend on social causes such as health and education.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In the memorandum addressed to JSE president Richard Loubser and Finance Minister Trevor Manuel, Sasco said it was worried that some of government's redressive policies had a negative impact on its capacity to spend on social causes such as health and education.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In the memorandum, addressed to JSE president Richard Loubser and Finance Minister Trevor Manuel, Sasco said it was worried that some of government's redressive policies had a negative impact on its capacity to spend on social causes such as health and education.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Then came the third stage, an attempt at redressive action, with a Woods apologizing for

    ajc.com - News

  • It is intended that the ABA [now the ACMA] monitor the broadcasting industry's performance against clear, established rules, intervene only where it has real cause for concern, and has effective redressive powers to act to correct breaches.

    Australian Government Media Releases [All Portfolios]

  • Turner premised four stages to the most common chain of events: breech, crisis, redressive action and reintegration.

    ajc.com - News

  • It is intended that the ABA [now ACMA] monitor the broadcasting industry's performance against clear, established rules, intervene only where it has real cause for concern, and has effective redressive powers to act to correct breaches.

    Australian Government Media Releases [All Portfolios]

  • It is intended that the ABA [now the ACMA] monitor the broadcasting industry's performance against clear, established rules, intervene only where it has real cause for concern, and has effective redressive powers to act to correct breaches.

    Australian Government Media Releases [All Portfolios]

  • Nowadays redressive action only seems to work if you're willing to squirm and suffer a bit in front of the cameras.

    ajc.com - News

  • (As a person deeply committed to nonviolence, I also have to acknowledge that the violence of the ethnic groups in the global drug connection, although later powerful and indeed intelligence-related, had its origins in redressive violence, against a system dominated above all by European and American interests.)

    Dandelion Salad

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