Meaning of RESTITUTION in English
/ ˌrestɪˈtjuːʃn; NAmE -ˈtuː-/ noun [ U ] restitution (of sth) (to sb/sth)
( formal ) the act of giving back sth that was lost or stolen to its owner
( law ) payment, usually money, for some harm or wrong that sb has suffered
Middle English : from Old French , or from Latin restitutio(n-) , from restituere restore, from re- again + statuere establish.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005