reddition

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

Definition of reddition 

1 archaic : restitution, surrender

2 obsolete

a : elucidation

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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