Translation of "recompense" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ U ] uk us /ˈrek.əm.pents/ formal

a present given to someone to thank them for their help, or payment given to someone because of slight problems or because of the loss of or damage to their property

I received £500 from the local council in recompense for the damage to my garden. 当地政务委员会支付了我500英镑,作为损毁花园的赔偿。
recompense uk us /ˈrek.əm.pents/ verb [ T ]

The court awarded the women $100 000 each to recompense them for nine years of lost wages. 法庭判给那些妇女每人10万美元,以补偿她们9年的工资损失。

(Translation of “recompense” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)