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Topic: CRIME AND LAW


compensatory

adjective
     
com‧pen‧sa‧to‧ry [usually before noun] formal
1SC compensatory payments are paid to someone who has been harmed or hurt in some way:
She was awarded a large sum in compensatory damages.
2 intended to reduce the bad effects of something:
Workers are given a compensatory day off when a national holiday falls on a weekend.
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