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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.
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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.
A Taiwanese Ministry of Labor (MOL) official said Wednesday that private sector employees have the right to choose whether to get paid or take compensatory leave for the overtime they worked, and if they choose the latter, they also have the right to decide when to take their leave.
Planting trees in the framework of compensatory landscaping, carrying out of caring works and restoration of uninhabited trees under the simplified order within the limits of compensatory gardening, planting trees in the framework of compensatory landscaping, carrying out of caring works and restoration of uninhabited trees under the simplified order within the limits of compensatory gardening, planting trees in the framework of compensatory landscaping
A compensatory index matrix for 3x3 full diallel cross combinations used for selection was built to investigate compensatory like growth of each combination.
Our Dubai-based, non-free zone company makes all employees work on national holidays and gives compensatory days off later.
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.
In contrast to Calabresi's conclusion about the "pointlessness of Pareto," I argue in part II that the Pareto principle embodies an autonomy-based compensatory norm that tort law can rely on to implement corrective justice under nonideal conditions that foreclose fully compensatory consensual exchanges.
Besides the provision of non- forest land, the law also requires that in the event of non- availability of such land or when non- forest land was available but was less than the forest area being diverted, compensatory afforestation should be carried out over degraded forest land that is twice in size to the area being diverted.
This report shows that the deterministic-input noisy-AND (DINA) model is a special case of more general compensatory diagnostic models by means of a reparameterization of the skill space and the design (Q-) matrix of item by skills associations.
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.