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redound

American English: /rəˈdaʊnd/
British English: /rɪˈdaʊnd/

intransitive verb

  • [formal]to redound to somebody's advantage
    redundar en beneficio de alguien
    it can only redound to our credit
    solo puede aumentar nuestro prestigio or buen nombre
    Example sentences
    • Whether these efforts will redound to the benefit of taxpayers, will only be known come Budget Day 2004.
    • I heard one caller to a radio show suggest that this might redound to our benefit, since all they understand in that region is strength.
    • I assure you that it will redound to the social, academic and financial well-being of us all.
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