compensatory damages

noun

Definition of compensatory damages

: money awarded to a victim to make up for an injury, damage, etc. The patient sued for compensatory damages.

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“Compensatory damages.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compensatory%20damages. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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compensatory damages

noun

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: actual damages at damage 2

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