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v. com·pen·sat·ed, com·pen·sat·ing, com·pen·sates
1. To offset; counterbalance.
2. To make satisfactory payment or reparation to; recompense or reimburse: Management compensated us for the time we worked.
3. To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
To serve as or provide a substitute or counterbalance.

[Latin compēnsāre, compēnsāt- : com-, com- + pēnsāre, to weigh; see (s)pen- in Indo-European roots.]

com′pen·sa′tive (kŏm′pən-sā′tĭv, kəm-pĕn′sə-tĭv) adj.
com′pen·sa′tor n.
com·pen′sa·to′ry (kəm-pĕn′sə-tôr′ē) adj.
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With the universal adoption of Colour, all distinctions would cease; Regularity would be confused with Irregularity; development would give place to retrogression; the Workman would in a few generations be degraded to the level of the Military, or even the Convict Class; political power would be in the hands of the greatest number, that is to say the Criminal Classes, who were already more numerous than the Workmen, and would soon out-number all the other Classes put together when the usual Compensative Laws of Nature were violated.
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Bondage and captivity in angriness's net cause occur some happens that are not compensative.
However, this correspondence model is not always true because its reverse, the compensative model--an insecure parent-child relation leads to passionate Christian faith--occurs as well (Buxant, Saroglou, & Tesser, 2010; Granqvist, 1998; Kirkpatrick & Shaver, 1990; McDonald et al, 2005; Miner, 2009).
From the graph of interaction effect (see Figure 1), it appears that there is a compensative interaction, where accumulated hours of provider training compensate for the providers' high stress level.
Tuttavia, qualora il traduttore non fosse in grado di riproporre la stessa audacia stilistica dell'originale, non a causa di sue mancanze, ma per evidenti difformita tra lingue e culture, allora egli sapra mettere in gioco soluzioni compensative tali da salvaguardare l'effetto umoristico e la scorrevolezza del source text.
Second, through a case study context we demonstrate a comprehensive framework of compensative strategies that contain three types of work change organization improving strategies and an income security strategy.