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redemption

Noun

1 (Christianity) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil [syn: salvation]
2 repayment of the principal amount of a debt or security at or before maturity (as when a corporation repurchases its own stock)
3 the act of purchasing back something previously sold [syn: repurchase, buyback]

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English

Pronunciation

  • /rɪdempʃən/

Noun

  1. the act of redeeming or something redeemed
  2. the recovery, for a fee, of a pawned article
  3. salvation from sin
  4. rescue upon payment of a ransom

Translations

the act of redeeming or something redeemed
the recovery, for a fee, of a pawned article
salvation from sin
rescue upon payment of a ransom

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redemption in German: Redemption
redemption in French: Rédemption

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