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Related to compensatory damages: nominal damages, punitive damages, Consequential damages, aggravated damages
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|Noun||1.||compensatory damages - (law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensated|
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"