Meaning of “ex gratia” in the English Dictionary

"ex gratia" in British English

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(Definition of “ex gratia” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ex-gratia" in Business English

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ex-gratiaadjective

also ex gratia uk /eksˈɡreɪʃə/ us formal

an ex-gratia payment is not legally necessary, but is made to show good intentions:

an ex-gratia payment/sum
ex-gratia
adverb

The bank did pay me £100 ex-gratia.

(Definition of “ex-gratia” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)