noun Etymology: Middle English restitucioun, from Anglo-French, from Latin restitution-, restitutio, from restituere to restore, from re- + statuere to set up — more at statute Date: 14th century 1. an act of restoring or a condition of being restored: as a. a restoration of something to its rightful owner b. a making good of or giving an equivalent for some injury 2. a legal action serving to cause restoration of a previous state

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  • restitution — [ rɛstitysjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1251; lat. restitutio 1 ♦ Action, fait de restituer (qqch. à qqn). « Ils ont réclamé à Paris la restitution de ce qui leur appartenait en France » (Hugo). Obligé, tenu à restitution. 2 ♦ Didact. Opération qui consiste à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • restitution — res·ti·tu·tion /ˌres tə tü shən, tyü / n 1 a: a restoration of something to its rightful owner b: a making good of or giving an equivalent for some injury 2 a: the equitable remedy of restoring to an aggrieved party that which was obtained in… …   Law dictionary

  • Restitution — • An act of commutative justice by which exact reparation as far as possible is made for an injury that has been done to another Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Restitution     Restitution …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • restitution — res‧ti‧tu‧tion [ˌrestˈtjuːʆn ǁ ˈtuːʆn] noun [uncountable] formal LAW the act of giving back something that was stolen, or paying for damage done to something: • He was ordered to pay £1 million in restitution after his guilty plea. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • restitution — Restitution. s. f. v. Action par laquelle on restituë. Vous estes obligé à restitution. il ne veut point oüir parler de restitution. faire restitution. restitution de fruits. ceux qui ont osté l honneur à quelqu un ne sont pas moins obligez à… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Restitution — (lat. restitutio, „Wiederherstellung“) steht für: Restitutio ad integrum, Remission (Medizin) und Rekonvaleszenz, in der Medizin eine Heilung mit verminderter Anpassungsbreite, gegebenenfalls mit Defekt Restitution von Raubkunst die Rückgabe oder …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Restitution — Res ti*tu tion (r?s t?*t? sh?n), n. [F. restitution, L. restitutio. See {Restitute}, v.] 1. The act of restoring anything to its rightful owner, or of making good, or of giving an equivalent for any loss, damage, or injury; indemnification. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • restitution — Restitution, Restitutio. Remission de peine, offense, et amende, avec restitution à sa bonne fame et renommée, au païs et à ses biens non confisquez, Postliminium personae, famae ciuitatis, bonorumque. B. Proces recommencez, ou Restitution à… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Restitution — (v. lat. Restitutio), Wiederherstellung eines früheren Zustandes; daher In integrum r. (s.d.), das Rechtsmittel, vermöge dessen derjenige, welcher den Verlust eines Rechtes od. eine sonstige Verletzung erlitten hat, aus besonderen Gründen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Restitution — (lat.), Wiederherstellung, Zurückerstattung etc.; s. die Artikel »Rehabilitation, Erstattung, Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand« …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Restitution — Restitution,die:⇨Wiederherstellung(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

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