English version

damages

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdamagesdamages[plural]SCL law money that a court orders someone to pay to someone else as a punishment for harming them or their propertycompensation The court awarded him £15,000 in damages. damage
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damagesThe court awarded the families $33 million in damages.
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