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Significado de “compensate” - Diccionario Inglés

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uk   /ˈkɒm.pən.seɪt/ us   /ˈkɑːm.pən.seɪt/
  • compensate verb (EXCHANGE)

C2 [I] to provide something good or useful in place of something or to make someone feel better about something that has failed or been lost or missed: Nothing will ever compensate for his lost childhood. His enthusiasm more than compensates for his lack of experience. I took her swimming to compensate for having missed out on the cinema. We were late and I was driving fast to compensate.
(Definition of compensate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "compensate" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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us   /ˈkɑm·pənˌseɪt/
  • compensate verb (PAY MONEY)

[T] to pay someone money in exchange for work done, for something lost or damaged, or for some inconvenience: Our company tries to keep salaries low, and they compensate employees more with bonuses.
  • compensate verb (EXCHANGE)

[I] to take the place of something useful or needed with something else of similar value: When you have a disability, you learn to compensate by doing other things well.
compensatory
adjective /kəmˈpen·səˌtɔr·i, -toʊr·i/
(Definition of compensate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "compensate" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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uk   /ˈkɒmpənseɪt/ us  
[T] LAW, INSURANCE to pay someone money for something that has been lost or damaged: The government may compensate workers whose pensions have been lost. Farmers will be compensated for any animals that are slaughtered.
[T] HR, WORKPLACE to pay someone money for work that has been done: Corporations often rely on stock options to compensate executives. Employees must be compensated for any extra hours worked.
[I] to provide something to reduce the effect of something that has been lost or damaged: The company is planting trees to compensate for the greenhouse gas generated by airplane flights.
(Definition of compensate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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