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ex gratia

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Finance
ex gratiaex gra‧tia /ˌeks ˈɡreɪʃə/ adjective formal  BFHELPan ex gratia payment is one that is made as a gift, and not as a legal duty an ex gratia payment of £15,000
From Longman Business Dictionaryex gratiaex gra‧tia /ˌeks ˈgreɪʃə/ adjective, adverb an ex gratia payment or amount is one made to help someone or as a gift, not because you have a legal duty to make itThe government announced that it would make ex gratia payments to all investors who had suffered loss, while stressing that it had no legal liability to pay compensation.Compensation will be paid ex-gratia without the presumption of State liability.
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