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Word: reparation

Definition: compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair

Sentences Containing 'reparation'

"U-11" sank no ships in her Austro-Hungarian service, and was handed over to Italy as a war reparation and scrapped at Pola by 1920.
'The duty done, and act of reparation performed, which can alone enable me to contemplate my fellow mortal, I shall be known no more.
Abbot Hildebrand directed his spiritual daughters to the "charism of reparation," understood as an act of love against the "sin of social injustice," in reference to the Holy Face of Jesus.
After the end of the war, "U-11" was handed over to Italy as a war reparation and scrapped at Pola by 1920.
But, by the present practice, both the labour of the country people, and whatever other fund the king may choose to assign for the reparation of the high-roads in any particular province or generality, are entirely under the management of the intendant; an officer who is appointed and removed by the king's council who receives his orders from it, and is in constant correspondence with it.
Greisley translated from the French of Balzac ‘The Prince … H. G.,’ 12mo, London, 1648; and from the French of Senault ‘The Christian Man; or the Reparation of Nature by Grace’ [anon.], 4to, London, 1650.
He was intimately involved with the 1952 reparation treaty between West Germany and Israel.
If it disturb you, and I owe Some reparation, it may be a Defence for me to let you know Don Quixote's tears are on the flow, And all for distant Dulcinea Del Toboso.
If you but make such reparation as is in your power, by telling us where the beryls are, all shall be forgiven and forgotten.'
In 1950, he formed the "Prayerful Sodality" which in 1977 became the Pontifical Congregation of the Benedictine Sisters of the Reparation of the Holy Face.
In 2000, he wrote and managed Proposition F, considered a historical reparation Act for African American City residents, which obtained more than 45% of the vote.
In geography he found a field hardly touched since Samuel Bochart, in whose footsteps he followed in the "Spicilegium geographiae hebraeorum exterae post Bochartum" (1769–1780); and to his impulse we owe the famous Royal Danish expedition to "Arabia Felix" (Yemen) conducted by Carsten Niebuhr and Peter Forsskål. In spite of his doctrinal writings—which at the time made no little noise, so that his "Compendium of Dogmatic" (1760) was confiscated in Sweden, and the Knighthood of the North Star was afterwards given him in reparation—it was the natural side of the Bible that really attracted him, and no man did more to introduce the method of studying Hebrew antiquity as an integral part of ancient Eastern life.
In May of that year, Wenski held a Mass of Reparation for the University of Notre Dame's decision to have President Barack Obama deliver its commencement speech and receive an honorary degree, given Obama's pro-choice views.
In this encyclical Pope Pius XI defined reparation as follows: In the encyclical, Pope Pius XI called acts of reparation a "duty" for Roman Catholics.
O'Connor, having served with the Anti-Treaty faction during the Irish Civil War, wrote "The Big Fellow" as a form of reparation over the guilt he felt with regards to taking up arms against his fellow Irishmen and Collins's untimely death.
Redress, or The Redress Trust is a human rights organisation based in London, England, that helps survivors of torture to obtain justice and reparation, in the form of compensation, rehabilitation, official acknowledgement of the wrong and formal apologies.
Schizoid defenses are still in evidence, but feelings of guilt, grief, and the desire for reparation gain dominance in the developing mind.
Search your memory, and if you find anything of this kind you need only tell me of it, and I promise you by the order of knighthood which I have received to procure you satisfaction and reparation to the utmost of your desire."
The committee are accused of having sent out bricks and stones from England for the reparation of Cape Coast Castle, on the coast of Guinea; a business for which parliament had several times granted an extraordinary sum of money.
The defenses characteristic of the depressive position include the manic defenses, repression and reparation.
The ICJ also initiated the drafting of the set of Principles for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights through Action to Combat Impunity and the Basic Principles and Guidelines on the Right to a Remedy and Reparation for Victims of Violations of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, both under examination at the UN Human Rights Commission and also received the United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights in 1993.
The infant who phantasies destruction of the bad breast is not the same infant that takes in the good breast, at least not until obtaining the depressive position, at which point good and bad can be tolerated simultaneously in the same person and the capacity for remorse and reparation ensue.
The priory is also a centre of the Archconfraternity of the Mass of Reparation.
The theatre was greatly altered in the early 1920s, with the general manager, W. J. MacQueen-Pope, spending the war reparation money on refurbishing the auditorium.
The whole expense of the church, including what is occasionally laid out for the building and reparation of churches, and of the manses of ministers, cannot well be supposed to exceed eighty or eighty-five thousand pounds a-year.
This encyclical deals with the concepts of Acts of Reparation and atonement.
Those funds consist, partly in a certain number of days labour, which the country people are in most parts of Europe obliged to give to the reparation of the highways; and partly in such a portion of the general revenue of the state as the king chooses to spare from his other expenses.
Under the local or provincial administration of the justices of the peace in Great Britain, the six days labour which the country people are obliged to give to the reparation of the highways, is not always, perhaps, very judiciously applied, but it is scarce ever exacted with any circumstance of cruelty or oppression.
``Because, sir,''said the president,``you have insulted a man, and that man will not go one step farther without demanding honorable reparation.'''''

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