redresser


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re·dress

 (rĭ-drĕs′)
tr.v. re·dressed, re·dress·ing, re·dress·es
1. To set right (an undesirable situation, for example); remedy or rectify. See Synonyms at correct.
2. To make amends to: felt he should be redressed for the loss.
n. (also rē′drĕs)
1. Satisfaction for wrong or injury; reparation.
2. The act of redressing; rectification or reformation.

[Middle English redressen, from Old French redrecier : re-, re- + drecier, to arrange; see dress.]

re·dress′er, re·dres′sor n.
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References in classic literature ?
A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser. It is equally unredressed when the avenger fails to make himself felt as such to him who has done the wrong.
why, maiden, she is the nurse of pure and high affection the stay of the oppressed, the redresser of grievances, the curb of the power of the tyrant Nobility were but an empty name without her, and liberty finds the best protection in her lance and her sword.''
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Toutes les tentatives engagees par les autres membres du [beaucoup moins que] syndicat des patrons [beaucoup plus grand que], pour redresser le navire paraissent vaines.
He asked the people to contact Public Secretariat for any complaint where computerized system has been devised for their redresser.
as they do not need to approach his office for redresser and also asked the cabinet members to play their
The portal is providing a quicker response and redresser to the customers.
Gafar a l'engagement declare que son ministere fournira toute aide possible pour redresser le secteur de l'investissement dans l'etat .
Il indique que ce montant n'est pas de nature resoudre le deficit du budget qui s'eleve a 12 milliards de dinars qui ne cesse d'aggraver .Il juge que le resultat de ce prelevement reste faible et ne va pas redresser la situation .
La Nouvelle-Zelande va mettre en vente 49% de sa plus grande compagnie electrique en novembre, dans le cadre du programme de privatisations d'entreprises publiques mis en place par le gouvernement pour redresser les comptes de la nation, a indique hier mardi le Premier ministre.
Le Bresil, qui n'a dispute que des matches amicaux ces deux dernieres annees car il est qualifie d'office comme pays hote pour le Mondial-2014, devra tenter de redresser la barre pendant la Coupe des Confederations sur son sol (15-30 juin).