Definition of recompensation
1 obsolete : recompense
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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