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compensation

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1 payment to another for a loss or injury
  • a warehouse worker who received a large compensation for his crippling injury while on the job

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2 something (as money) that is given or received in return for goods or services
  • fair compensation for his work on the project

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3 the act of offering money in exchange for goods or services
  • his generous compensation was greatly appreciated

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The first known use of compensation was in the 14th century

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“Compensation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compensation. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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