Translation of "recompense" - English-Traditional 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. 當地政務委員會支付了我500英鎊,作為損毀花園的賠償。
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. 法庭判給那些婦女每人十萬美元,以補償她們九年的工資損失。

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