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[ US /ˌɹɛstɪˈtuʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪstɪtjˈuːʃən/ ]
  1. a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
  2. getting something back again
    upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing
  3. the act of restoring something to its original state
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How To Use restitution In A Sentence

  • It contains chapters on contracts, torts, restitution, property, and equity.
  • Adopting the language of restitution leads to the return of unjust enrichment, while estoppel enables the son to receive his expectations.
  • They obtained a preliminary injunction against the company and court-ordered restitution.
  • In an attempt to settle the case, Molken has agreed to pay restitution.
  • When U.S. District Judge Leon Jordan sentenced Farmer on Sept. 20 for that charge and four others involving his actions at the banks and with the car, the judge ordered him to pay the company about $6,500 in restitution for the fraudulent charges. Heroes or Villains?
  • Pioneers of bushwalking and advocates of national parks were the harbingers of an engagement with nature that at last offered respect for and restitution of the environment.
  • More than $363 million in restitution is owed by Rothstein, Villegas and possibly others. Debra Villegas, Ex-Legal Exec, Sentenced For Role In Ponzi Scheme
  • In 1988, Congress provided for partial restitution payments of $20,000 to each of the 60,000 surviving internees from the camps.
  • Condo developers are often set up to go out of business once a project is complete, too, leaving the design professional as the only source of restitution for design and performance deficiencies.
  • Alvarez, 51, to state prison and ordered him to pay $4,150.79 in restitution to the water district. Heroes or Villains?
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