workmen's compensation

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work·men's compensation

Workers' compensation.
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workmen's compensation


worker's compensation

(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) compensation for death, injury, or accident suffered by a workman in the course of his employment and paid to him or his dependents
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Noun1.workmen's compensation - compensation for death or injury suffered by a worker in the course of his employmentworkmen's compensation - compensation for death or injury suffered by a worker in the course of his employment
compensation - something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
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