reparation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin reparatio, reparationis.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɹɛpəˈɹeɪʃən/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun[edit]

reparation (countable and uncountable, plural reparations)

  1. (usually in the plural) A payment of time, effort or money to undo past transgression(s).
  2. (archaic) The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired.
    the reparation of a bridge or of a highway
    • 1791, James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
      The church at Lichfield, in which we had a seat, wanted reparation, so I was to go and find a seat in other churches; and having bad eyes, and being awkward about this, I used to go and read in the fields on Sunday.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

reparera +‎ -tion

Noun[edit]

reparation c

  1. a repair (mending something broken)

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Declension of reparation 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative reparation reparationen reparationer reparationerna
Genitive reparations reparationens reparationers reparationernas