noun re·compensation \(¦)rē+\

Definition of recompensation

  1. 1 obsolete :  recompense

  2. 2 Scots law :  a plaintiff's plea of a counterclaim made to meet a defendant's counterclaim in an action for debt

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Origin and Etymology of recompensation

Middle English recompensacion, from Middle French, from Late Latin recompensation-, recompensatio, from recompensatus (past participle of recompensare to recompense) + -ion-, -io -ion

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