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English definition of “compensation”
/ˌkɒmpənˈseɪʃən/ noun [U] (abbreviation comp)
› HR the combination of payment and other benefits that an employee receives for doing their job: Annual compensation for our executives includes salary, bonus, and other benefits. Poor compensation may be hurting recruiting and retention efforts in nursing schools.
› LAW, INSURANCE money that is paid to someone because they have been hurt, or because something has been lost or damaged: If you can prove that someone else was to blame for your accident, you will be entitled to compensation. In a case like this, there is no limit to the compensation that can be awarded. seek compensation for injury a compensation claim → See also employee compensation, social security compensation, unemployment compensation, employee compensation