redeeming

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adjective re·deem·ing \-ˈdē-miŋ\

Definition of redeeming

  1. :  serving to offset or compensate for a defect her performance is the film's redeeming feature

Examples of redeeming in a sentence

  1. The job's only redeeming feature is the employee discount.

1827

First Known Use of redeeming

1827


REDEEMING Defined for English Language Learners

redeeming

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adjective re·deem·ing \-ˈdē-miŋ\

Definition of redeeming for English Language Learners

  • : making a bad or unpleasant thing or person better or more acceptable



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