Wiedergutmachung

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Etymology[edit]

wiedergutmachen +‎ -ung

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌviːdəʁˈɡuːtmaχʊŋ/, [ˌviːdɐˈɡuːtʰmaχʊŋ]
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  • Hyphenation: Wie‧der‧gut‧ma‧chung

Noun[edit]

Wiedergutmachung f (genitive Wiedergutmachung, plural Wiedergutmachungen)

  1. amends, compensation, remediation, reparation
  2. After World War II, the term often refers to the reparations that the German government agreed to pay in 1953 to the direct survivors of the Holocaust, and to those who were made to work as forced labour or who otherwise became victims of the Nazis. See the citation page for examples.

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