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restitution
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
money paid in compensation for loss

or:

restoring a previous condition — especially getting back something lost or stolen
  • 'Make restitution to an innocent and unoffending child, for such he is, although the offspring of a guilty and most miserable love.
    Chapter 49 — Monks and Mr. Brownlow at Length Meet. Their Conversation.... (86% in)

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