ex gratia


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ex gratia

(ˈɡreɪʃə)
adj
given as a favour or gratuitously where no legal obligation exists: an ex gratia payment.
[New Latin, literally: out of kindness]

ex gratia

A Latin phrase meaning out of kindness, used to mean done as a favor and without legal obligation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ex gratia - as a favor; not compelled by legal right; "ex gratia payments made to nonstriking workers"
optional - possible but not necessary; left to personal choice
Translations

ex gratia

[ˌeksˈgreɪʃə] ADJ [payment] → ex-gratia, graciable

ex gratia

adj paymentohne Anerkennung der Rechtspflicht

ex gratia

[ˌɛksˈgreɪʃə] adj ex gratia paymentgratifica
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Iranian government will provide ex gratia payment and bank advances to flood-hit provinces.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the victim.
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the family of those killed.
Summary: Chief Minister Kejriwal announces Rs500,000 ex gratia to the next of the kin of the deceased
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 19 ( ANI ): Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has announced ex gratia of Rs 3.5 lakh for the kin of those who have been killed in the Muzaffarnagar train derailment, Rs.
This was informed by Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, who also announced an ex gratia of Rs 3.5 lakh for the kin of those who have been killed, Rs.
Summary: Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 11 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday announced ex gratia of Rs.
Summary: Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 19 (ANI): Expressing deep condolences at the loss of life in the derailment of six coaches of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express which took place near Khatauli railway station in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced ex gratia of Rs 5 lakhs to the next kin of any Odia passengers killed in the incident.
Summary: Sambalpur (Odisha) [India], Feb 09 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday expressed grief over the custodial death of a person at Ainthapali police station in Sambalpur district and announced an ex gratia compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the bereaved family.