redemptively definition, redemptively meaning | English dictionary

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redemption

  

      n  
1    the act or process of redeeming  
2    the state of being redeemed  
3      (Christianity)  
a    deliverance from sin through the incarnation, sufferings, and death of Christ  
b    atonement for guilt  
4    conversion of paper money into bullion or specie  
5   
a    removal of a financial obligation by paying off a note, bond, etc.  
b    (as modifier)  
redemption date     
     (C14: via Old French from Latin redemptio a buying back; see redeem)  
  redemptional, redemptive, redemptory      adj  
   redemptively             adv  
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