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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 the Appendix of 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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In addition to its vasoconstrictor actions, ET-1 plays a critical role in the functional deterioration of left ventricles during the transition from compensatory hypertrophy to CHF (Iwanaga et al.
This project will add new, significant information on the regulation of gene expression in compensatory hypertrophy after stress and on the pathophysiology of myocardial hypertrophy and failure.

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