redresser

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

redress +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

redresser (plural redressers)

  1. One who grants or achieves redress.
    • Edgar Allan Poe, The Cask of Amontillado
      A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French redrecier, equivalent to re- +‎ dresser.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁə.dʁe.se/, /ʁə.dʁɛ.se/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

redresser

  1. (transitive) to straighten (up)
  2. (transitive) to rectify, straighten out
  3. (transitive, figuratively) to restore, turn around
    redresser l'économie ― to put the economy back on its feet
  4. (reflexive) to recover, regain composure
  5. (reflexive) to stand up, sit up straight

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