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  1. compensation

    • IPA[ˌkämpənˈsāSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      something, typically money, awarded to someone as a recompense for loss, injury, or suffering;the action or process of awarding someone money as a recompense for loss, injury, or suffering
    • noun: compensation, plural noun: compensations

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    • 1. something, typically money, awarded to someone as a recompense for loss, injury, or suffering seeking compensation for injuries suffered at work a compensation claim
    • the action or process of awarding someone money as a recompense for loss, injury, or suffering the compensation of victims
    • the money received by an employee from an employer as a salary or wages.
    • something that counterbalances or makes up for an undesirable or unwelcome state of affairs the gray streets of London were small compensation for the loss of her beloved Africa getting older has some compensations
    • the process of concealing or offsetting a psychological difficulty by developing in another direction.
    • n.
      legislation that provides for financial compensation for employees injured at work: workers' compensation was introduced, guaranteeing employees some compensation whether or not the employer had been at fault

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    • n.
      a pendulum constructed from metals with differing coefficients of expansion in order to ...

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    • n.
      water supplied from a reservoir to a stream in time of drought.

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    • n.
      a compensation scheme for workplace injuries, funded by statutory contributions from employers ... they have renationalised accident compensation to protect those who need it it was easy for people to evade paying their accident compensation levy

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    • n.
      a pendulum constructed from metals with differing coefficients of expansion in order to ...

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    • IPA[ˌkɒmp(ə)nˈseɪʃn]

    英式

    • n.
      something, typically money, awarded to someone in recognition of loss, suffering, or injury: he is seeking compensation for injuries suffered at work a compensation claim

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