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English definition of “compensate”


verb [T] (PAY MONEY)   /ˈkɑm·pənˌseɪt/
to pay someone money in exchange for work done, for something lost or damaged , or for some inconvenience : Our company tries to keep salaries low , and they compensate employees more with bonuses . compensatory  /kəmˈpen·səˌtɔr·i, -toʊr·i/ adjective
(Definition of compensate verb (PAY MONEY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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