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compensate

verb /ˈkompənseit/
to give money to (someone) or to do something else to make up for loss or wrong they have experienced
indemnizar, compensar
This payment will compensate (her) for the loss of her job.
to undo the effect of a disadvantage etc
compensar
The love the child received from his grandmother compensated for the cruelty of his parents.
compensatory /kəmˈpensətəri/ adjective
compensatorio
a compensatory payment.
compensation noun payment etc given for loss or injury
indemnización
He received a large sum of money as compensation when he was injured at work.
(Definition of compensate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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