Reparation



noun
1.
the making of amends for wrong or injury done:
reparation for an injustice.
2.
Usually, reparations. compensation in money, material, labor, etc., payable by a defeated country to another country or to an individual for loss suffered during or as a result of war.
3.
restoration to good condition.
4.
repair1 (def 7).
noun
1.
the act or process of making amends: an injury admitting of no reparation
2.
(usually pl) compensation exacted as an indemnity from a defeated nation by the victors: esp the compensation demanded of Germany by the Treaty of Versailles after World War I
3.
the act or process of repairing or state of having been repaired

reparation definition

Compensation demanded by a victorious nation from a defeated nation. Reparations can be in the form of goods or money.

Note: After World War I, heavy reparation debts were imposed on Germany by Britain, France, and the other victorious nations. Resentment over these reparations aided the rise of Adolf Hitler.

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