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'économieto 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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