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recompense

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrecompenserec‧om‧pense1 /ˈrekəmpens/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 formalGIVE to give someone a payment for trouble or losses that you have caused them, or a reward for their efforts to help you syn compensaterecompense somebody for something 🔊 The charge recompenses the bank for the costs involved.→ See Verb table
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recompenseThe bookseller is recompensed for his trouble with a generous allocation of orders.The painting was agreed to by Luce inpart to recompense for what she saw as her misjudgment of her dead friend.Social justice has to recompense genetic injustice.Apart from anything else, she wanted to recompense him in some way, although she doubted he would accept a reward.Even if the defect was unknown to the seller he had to recompense the buyer.recompense somebody for somethingThe reason for the lawsuit is to recompense the victims for their injuries.
recompenserecompense2 noun [singular, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 formalGIVE something that you give to someone for trouble or losses that you have caused them, or as a reward for their help syn compensationrecompense for 🔊 financial recompense for the victims of violence
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recompenseFinally, the fragment from Pindar indicates that Persephone accepts recompense or payment of penalty from some souls.This permission will not unreasonably be withheld and we will not have any claim on any recompense you may negotiate for yourself.King Gotrek demanded recompense from the Elves.Explanation can be given, recompense can be paid.The isolation seemed complete, in the haste he had forgotten his companion and in recompense he called out his name.He receives no recompense for this work, however, and his debts are growing.They are designed to ensure that authors receive recompense for the free provision of their books to the public by libraries.The recompense is meagre, but when combined with ideological enthusiasm it helps sustain a new type of local politician.recompense forThe guidelines say what is fair recompense for church musicians.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrecompenserec‧om‧pense1 /ˈrekəmpens/ verb [transitive]FINANCE1to give someone a payment for trouble or losses that you have caused themThe dividend was increased to recompense the company’s shareholders, who had endured considerable financial uncertainty.recompense somebody for somethingThe service charge recompenses the bank for the costs involved in exchanging cheques with other banks.2to give someone a payment or a reward for doing somethingIt is important that authors should be properly recompensed.→ See Verb tablerecompenserecompense2 noun [singular, uncountable]FINANCE a payment given to someone because they have done something for you or you have caused them trouble or lossesrecompense forWe don’t think £200 is proper recompense for the use of our name.Substantial damages were paid in recompense.
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Verb table
recompense
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrecompense
he, she, itrecompenses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrecompensed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave recompensed
he, she, ithas recompensed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad recompensed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill recompense
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have recompensed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam recompensing
he, she, itis recompensing
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you, we, theyare recompensing
Past
I, he, she, itwas recompensing
you, we, theywere recompensing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been recompensing
he, she, ithas been recompensing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been recompensing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be recompensing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been recompensing
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