compensable

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

Definition of compensable

: 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


Law Dictionary

compensable

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

legal Definition of compensable

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

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