redemption

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Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Latin redemptio.

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Noun[edit]

redemption (countable and uncountable, plural redemptions)

  1. The act of redeeming or something redeemed.
  2. The recovery, for a fee, of a pawned article.
  3. Salvation from sin.
  4. Rescue upon payment of a ransom.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ecclesiastical Latin redemptio.

Noun[edit]

redemption f (oblique plural redemptions, nominative singular redemption, nominative plural redemptions)

  1. redemption; salvation from sin

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