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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.
The lonely Earth amid the balls That hurry through the eternal halls, A makeweight flying to the void, Supplemental asteroid, Or compensatory spark, Shoots across the neutral Dark.
Endangered Species Act Compensatory Mitigation Policy, 81 Fed.
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.
The compensatory deposits in DemirBank total 63.5 million manats, while the non-compensatory deposits amount to 28.3 million manats.
A compensatory index matrix for 3x3 full diallel cross combinations used for selection was built to investigate compensatory like growth of each combination.
The Doctors Syndicate sent two injunctions to Health Minister Ahmed Emad and Prime Minister Sherif Ismail in an attempt to force the government to adhere to a court verdict that would increase the compensatory payments the government issues to doctors who become infected while working in state-run hospitals.
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.
Earlier, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) had allowed Tata Power and Adani Power to charge compensatory tariff from procurers with whom they have signed power purchase agreement (PPA).
BEHAVIOR CHANGES RELATED TO COMPENSATORY GROWTH IN CORN SNAKES (PANTHEROPHIS GUTTATA).
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.