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redress n

1 a : relief from distress
b : a means of obtaining a remedy
2 : compensation (as damages) for wrong or loss
re·dress [ri-dres]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.