compensate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈkɒmpənseɪt/
  • (US) SAMPA: /"kAmp@nseIt/
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  • Hyphenation: com‧pen‧sate

Verb[change]

Plain form
compensate

Third-person singular
compensates

Past tense
compensated

Past participle
compensated

Present participle
compensating

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you compensate somebody, you give them something because they have lost something or done something for you.

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