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English definition of “ex-gratia”

ex-gratia

adjective (also ex gratia)     /eksˈɡreɪʃə/ formal
an ex-gratia payment is not legally necessary, but is made to show good intentions: an ex-gratia payment/sum
ex-gratia adverb
(Definition of ex-gratia adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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