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requital

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1 payment to another for a loss or injury

  • the judge ordered the landlord to pay his former tenants $100,000 each as requital for goods lost or damaged in the apartment fire
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2 something (as money) that is given or received in return for goods or services

  • the electricianʼs requital for the used car was in the form of work on the dealerʼs house
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3 the act or an instance of responding to an injury with an injury

  • "an eye for an eye" is a form of requital that is still legal in some countries
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