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recompense

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈrekəmpens/ formal
an amount of money that you pay to someone for work that they have done: They receive appropriate recompense for any overtime worked.
an amount of money that you pay to someone because you have caused them to have a problem: recompense for sth Some form of recompense for this breach of contract is now due. He demanded a financial recompense for his loss of earnings.
Translations of “recompense”
in Spanish recompensa…
in French récompense, dédommagement…
in German die Entschädigung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 酬謝, 補償,賠償…
in Russian компенсация…
in Turkish tazminat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 酬谢, 补偿,赔偿…
in Polish rekompensata…
(Definition of recompense noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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