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One entry found for redeem.
Main Entry: re·deem
Pronunciation: ri-primarystressdemacronm
Function: verb
1 : to buy or win back
2 a : to free from captivity especially by paying a ransom b : to free from the penalties of sin
3 : to change for the better : REFORM <sinners not easily redeemed>
4 : to remove the obligation of by payment <the government redeems savings bonds>
5 : to make good : FULFILL <redeem a promise>
- re·deem·able /-primarystressdemacron-mschwa-bschwal/ adjective
- re·deem·er /-primarystressdemacron-mschwar/ noun

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