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restitution

re sti tooh shuhn

  • n  a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
  • n  the act of restoring something to its original state
  • n  getting something back again
    upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing

  • As of this summer, 89 restitution claims had been made, 45 of which have been reported on by the Committee.
  • Peter pleaded guilty to a single federal charge and was sentenced to 21 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution.
  • But today there's growing momentum in Dhaka for some sort of restitution.
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  • Michael Vick in USA Today
    ...part of his August agreement to plead guilty to a one-count indictment alleging an interstate conspiracy to operate a dogfighting ring, Vick agreed to pay "restitution for the full amount of the costs associated with the disposition"...
  • Scott Spiezio in Sports Network
    I am very embarrassed and sorry for what happened in the offseason,Spiezio said in a statement. "I have taken steps, including treatment to ensure it will not happen again. I have taken full responsibility and I am making restitution to...
  • Jerry Brown in Laramie Boomerang
    Countrywide stacked the deck and the deal against its customers: Our goal is to un-stack the deck -- and undo the deals -- restoring fairness and fiscal sense to mortgages. I will fight for restitution -- money back to homeowners used and abused by... Richard Blumenthal http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Blumenthal&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEVF-3jd-FHABHMp-0Add3rCPYObQ Stamford Plus Magazine http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/News_1/State_sues_Countrywide_for_allegedly_deceptive_loans_and_workouts_unjustified_legal_fees3012.shtml&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGlsXfguvqFTvIYINlMbeKjKL7Rhw Aug 6, 2008 83249 110797 restless It's not enough for someone rich and restless to look in the mirror one morning and decide, 'I want to be governor of California.' We tried that. It didn't work," Brown said.

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