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com·pen·sate

 (kŏm′pən-sāt′)
v. com·pen·sat·ed, com·pen·sat·ing, com·pen·sates
v.tr.
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.
v.intr.
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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compensatory

adjective
Affording compensation:
Translations
تَعْويضي
kompenzačnínáhradní
godtgørendekompenserende
kárpótló
uppbótar-; jöfnunar-
kompenzačný
telâfi edicizararı giderici

compensatory

[ˌkɒmpənˈseɪtərɪ]
A. ADJcompensatorio
B. CPD compensatory damages NPLindemnización fsing por daños y perjuicios
compensatory finance Nfinanciación f compensatoria

compensatory

[ˌkɒmpənˈseɪtəri] adj
[damages, payments] → compensateur/trice
[measures, programme] → compensatoire

compensatory

adjkompensierend, ausgleichend; educationkompensatorisch; (Psych) → kompensatorisch

compensatory

[kəmˈpɛnsətrɪ] adjcompensativo/a

compensate

(ˈkompənseit) verb
1. to give money to (someone) or to do something else to make up for loss or wrong they have experienced. This payment will compensate (her) for the loss of her job.
2. to undo the effect of a disadvantage etc. The love the child received from his grandmother compensated for the cruelty of his parents.
compensatory (kəmˈpensətəri) adjective
ˌcompenˈsation noun
payment etc given for loss or injury. He received a large sum of money as compensation when he was injured at work.
References in classic literature ?
Mr Wegg also noticed, with admiring eyes, that, while the flowery land displayed such hollow ornamentation as stuffed birds and waxen fruits under glass- shades, there were, in the territory where vegetation ceased, compensatory shelves on which the best part of a large pie and likewise of a cold joint were plainly discernible among other solids.
PESHAWAR -- Government School Teacher Association has demanded the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak to fulfill the promise of special compensatory allowance for grade 16 teachers.
MIRPUR -- The compensatory funds of over Rs 91 million was approved on Monday by the AJK government for disbursement among the recent torrential rains and flood affected people in various parts of Azad Jammu Kashmir.
RELIANCE Power ( RPower) on Friday refuted a report of the Comptroller and Auditor General ( CAG) of India that it got exemption in the case of Sasan Power Ltd ( SPL) in Madhya Pradesh ( MP) from acquiring non- forest land for compensatory afforestation.
Compensatory growth of fish is rapid or faster than normal growth rate of fish resulting from refeeding after fasting.
The NFL announced today that 32 compensatory picks have been awarded to 23 teams.
The term plant compensatory growth refers to exaggerated vegetative growth that results from mechanical damage to plants (e.
When food levels increase after a period of low availability, many organisms -- including humans -- undergo what is called 'catch-up' or compensatory growth," explained Sonya Auer, the first author of the research paper and a Ph.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Iraqi political bloc Dawlat al-Qanoon will give its two compensatory seats to minorities, a source from the bloc said on Sunday.
University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) has patented replication competent variants of mammalian immunodeficiency virus comprising mutations and/or deletions of the V3 hypervariable loop and compensatory mutations, as well as methods for producing such variants.
House of Representatives on July 31 passed a bill that would lift the cap on compensatory and punitive damages that women may be awarded in wage discrimination cases.
What does the compensatory part of the award cover?