Meaning of RESTITUTION in English

RESTITUTION

/ ˌrestɪˈtjuːʃn; NAmE -ˈtuː-/ noun [ U ] restitution (of sth) (to sb/sth)

1.

( formal ) the act of giving back sth that was lost or stolen to its owner

SYN restoration

2.

( law ) payment, usually money, for some harm or wrong that sb has suffered

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WORD ORIGIN

Middle English : from Old French , or from Latin restitutio(n-) , from restituere restore, from re- again + statuere establish.

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