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restorative justice

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

Definition of restorative justice in English:

noun

A system of criminal justice that focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with victims and the community at large.
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.

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