Meaning of RESTITUTION in English

RESTITUTION

[res.ti.tu.tion] n [ME, fr. MF, fr. L restitution-, restitutio, fr. restituere to restore, fr. re- + statuere to set up--more at statute] (14c) 1: an act of restoring or a condition of being restored: as a: a restoration of something to its rightful owner b: a making good of or giving an equivalent for some injury

2: a legal action serving to cause restoration of a previous state

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