reddition

noun
red·​di·​tion | \ rəˈdishən \
plural -s

Definition of reddition

1 archaic : restitution, surrender
2 obsolete
b : the application of a comparison
c : the clause that contains such application

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History and Etymology for reddition

Middle English reddicion, from Middle French reddition act of rendering, from Late Latin reddition-, redditio, from Latin redditus (past participle of reddere to give back, hand over, yield, grant) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Reddition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reddition. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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