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Meaning of “comp” in the English Dictionary

"comp" in British English

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compverb [T]

/kɒmp/  us /kɑːmp/ mainly US informal
to give someone something ​valuable without ​asking for ​payment: Usually, the writer's ​entiretrip is comped. They comped us two ​tickets. comped ​meals/​drinks to ​allow someone to do something without having to ​pay: You can comp two ​guests.
(Definition of comp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"comp" in Business English

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compnoun

uk   us   /kɒmp/ informal
[U] HR abbreviation for compensation : If you are ​injured at ​work, you may be ​entitled to comp ​benefits.
[C] something that is given without any ​charge being made: I ​managed to get two comps for the show.

compadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /kɒmp/
that you do not have to ​pay for: You will be ​entitled to two comp ​passes for the festival.
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compverb [T]

uk   us   /kɒmp/
to give someone something without making them ​pay for it: Some ​restaurants will comp ​customers the ​meal if they have ​complained about ​food or ​service.
(Definition of comp from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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