ex gratia

adjective or adverb ex gra·tia \ (ˌ)eks-ˈgrā-sh(ē-)ə \

Definition of ex gratia

: as a favor : not compelled by legal right
  • ex gratia pension payments

Origin and Etymology of ex gratia

New Latin


EX GRATIA Defined for English Language Learners

ex gratia

adjective

Definition of ex gratia for English Language Learners

  • —used to describe something that is done or given freely rather than because it is required by a law


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