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recompense

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈrekəmpens/ formal
payment that you give to someone when you have caused them difficulty or an injury: Angry soccer fans sought recompense for the cancelled match.Court cases, orders and decisions
recompense verb [T] formal He was recompensed for loss of earnings.
Translations of “recompense”
in Vietnamese sự đền bù…
in Spanish recompensa…
in Thai ค่าชดเชย…
in Malaysian ganti-rugi…
in French récompense, dédommagement…
in German die Entschädigung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 酬謝, 補償,賠償…
in Indonesian imbalan…
in Russian компенсация…
in Turkish tazminat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 酬谢, 补偿,赔偿…
in Polish rekompensata…
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