Examples of reparation in a Sentence
The country paid millions in reparations.
They've offered no apologies and seem to have no thoughts of reparation.
She says she's sorry and wants to make reparations.
Recent Examples of reparation from the Web
Lillian offers them the family's ancestral plantation home in Texas as a form of reparation.
Kamei had helped right that wrong as a legal advocate for the successful 1988 effort to win an apology and monetary reparations from the U.S. government to those incarcerated.
Ministers have needled Germany with a demand for World War II reparations.
Their short-term goal is to extract reparations from the city; their long-term goals are to bend the public to their will and recast the history of this country (and Western civilization generally) in a critical and misleading light.
The program is designed as a form of reparations for the War on Drugs, to equalize the industry for historically disadvantaged groups such as African Americans.
Asked about the possibility of reparations, a school spokeswoman said Georgetown's president, John DeGioia, has been clear about the ways the university could most significantly address racial injustice.
On Wednesday, Dee Taylor, a descendant of slave Isaac Hawkins, along with other descendants of slaves held a press conference demanding reparations from the university.
Civil War reparations: The city of Hollywood voted to change the names of three streets named for Confederate generals.
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Origin and Etymology of reparation
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of reparation for English Language Learners
reparations : money that a country or group that loses a war pays because of the damage, injury, deaths, etc., it has caused
: something that is done or given as a way of correcting a mistake that you have made or a bad situation that you have caused
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