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 Meanings and Examples of REDRESS
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 n.  remedy; compensation; act of correcting error or fault
Classic Sentence:
1  And should this happen, she had no legal rights, no legal redress, except those same drumhead courts of which Tony had spoken so bitterly, those military courts with their arbitrary powers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
2  Only the negroes had rights or redress these days.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
3  He met everywhere, with eyes riveted on his own, heads erect and nostrils expanded, as if each individual present felt himself able and willing, singly, to redress the wrongs of his race.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29
4  Master Hugh, finding he could get no redress, refused to let me go back again to Mr. Gardner.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
5  I can't turn knight-errant, and undertake to redress every individual case of wrong in such a city as this.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
6  His hand placed upon his heart was unable to redress its throbbings, while, with the other he wiped the perspiration from his temples.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If.
7  He reluctantly departs, but his wrongs weigh upon his spirit, and by-and-by when an opportunity comes to redress them, he outwits Mamma by a shrewd bargain.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
8  Now, had Aruns seen that he could have had redress through the laws of his country, he never would have resorted to these Barbarians for help.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII.
9  It made out four thousand pay-rolls a year, registered all freedmen, inquired into grievances and redressed them, laid and collected taxes, and established a system of public schools.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
Example Sentence:
1  More and more victims turn to litigation to redress wrongs done to them.
2  You must seek redress in the law courts.
3  In a just society there must be a system whereby people can seek redress through the courts.
4  He went to the industrial tribunal to seek redress for the way his employers had discriminated against him.
5  They are continuing their legal battle to seek some redress from the government.
6  Do you mean to tell me that I can get no redress for my injuries?
7  The Railway Administration of Beijing redressed the damage done to my baggage during the transportation.
8  A fault confessed is half redressed.