compensable

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adjective com·pen·sa·ble \kəm-ˈpen(t)-sə-bəl\

Definition of compensable

  1. :  that is to be or can be compensated a compensable job-related injury

compensability

play \kəm-ˌpen(t)-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē, ˌkäm-\ noun

First Known Use of compensable

1661


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compensable

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adjective com·pen·sa·ble \kəm-ˈpen-sə-bəl\

Legal Definition of compensable

  1. :  entitling an individual to compensation a compensable job-related injury

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