Definitions

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  • adj. Restored to a state of good repair; returned to working order.
  • v. Repair; make reparate; restore to proper condition.
  • v. Make reparation(s).
  • v. Make reparation(s) for; redress.
  • v. Make reparation to; compensate.

Etymologies

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From the Classical Latin reparātus ("repaired"), perfect participle of reparō ("I renew”, “I repair").

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From the Classical Latin reparō ("I renew”, “I repair"), modelled on its past participial stem reparāt-.

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Back-formation from reparation.

Examples

  • The Americans should reparate to us the damages caused by this toxic debt, Brown should be seeking reparation from S&P for rating this debt as AAA, we wouldnt be sitting here looking at the abyss if we had joined the Euro, oh things are tough in Europe but they are a collective club that supports the worst hit.

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  • "This acquisitiveness invites, as a matter of course, retortion by those who suffer most from its consequences either to reparate injuries or end injustices (real or perceived).

    ANC Today

  • "This acquisitiveness invites, as a matter of course, retortion by those who suffer most from its consequences either to reparate injuries or end injustices

    ANC Today

  • Surgite, XUrdani Cives, tnamphAtimquo cajptis Imperium reparate Gcaiis*

    Matthiae Casimiri Sarbievii e Societate Jesu, Carmina

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