redemption

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See also: rédemption

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Latin redemptio. Doublet of ransom.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪdɛmpʃən/
  • (file)

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.
    • 2011, Drama of Redemption, Lulu.com (→ISBN), page 9:
      Before creating the world, God knew both the need for and the means of the redemption He would provide through Jesus Christ.
  4. Rescue upon payment of a ransom.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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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