Definition of redemptive in English:


Syllabification: re·demp·tive
Pronunciation: /rəˈdem(p)tiv


Acting to save someone from error or evil: the healing power of redemptive love
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  • Nor does she shirk her moral duty to counter evil with the redemptive power of truth.
  • The book is also about love - and its redemptive power.
  • Themes of redemptive love, parental affection and reconciliation are worked out in the music in a very different way from the play.

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