ex gra·​tia | \ (ˌ)eks-ˈgrā-sh(ē-)ə How to pronounce ex gratia (audio) \

Definition of ex gratia

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

First Known Use of ex gratia

1769, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ex gratia

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English Language Learners Definition of ex gratia

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

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