Definition of restorative justice in English:

restorative justice

Syllabification: re·stor·a·tive jus·tice

noun

A system of criminal justice that focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with victims and the community at large.
More example sentences
  • The report called for the use of restorative justice instead of custodial sentences.
  • Their case has been referred to the city's restorative justice committee.
  • The authors set out their intention to examine recent attempts to integrate elements of 'restorative justice' into the youth justice system.

Definition of restorative justice in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day flippant
Pronunciation: ˈflɪp(ə)nt
adjective
not showing a serious or respectful attitude