[ ri-par-uh-tiv ]
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  1. tending to repair; repairing; mending.

  2. pertaining to or involving reparation.

Origin of reparative

From the Late Latin word reparātīvus, dating back to 1650–60. See reparation, -ive
  • Also re·par·a·to·ry [ri-par-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]. /rɪˈpær əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/.

Words Nearby reparative Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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