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redemption
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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as in: redeem the coupon Define
to exchange something such as a coupon or voucher for something of value
  • "But the strangest part of the story is," resumed the abbe, "that Dantes, even in his dying moments, swore by his crucified Redeemer, that he was utterly ignorant of the cause of his detention."

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  • The coupon can be redeemed for a free candy bar.
  • Points earned with the credit card can be redeemed for free airline tickets and other products.

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unspecified meaning
  • If Caderousse had invented the story relative to the diamond, and there existed no such person as the Abbe Busoni, then, indeed, I was lost past redemption, or, at least, my life hung upon the feeble chance of Caderousse himself being apprehended and confessing the whole truth.
  • "These are all so many empty words, my dear sir," said Morcerf: "they might satisfy a new acquaintance, but the Comte de Morcerf does not rank in that list; and when a man like him comes to another, recalls to him his plighted word, and this man fails to redeem the pledge, he has at least a right to exact from him a good reason for so doing."

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as in: its main redeeming quality is... Define
to make up for something bad; or to save
as in: redeem the coupon Define
to exchange something such as a coupon or voucher for something of value
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