compensation

  • 1 compensation — [ kɔ̃pɑ̃sasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1290; lat. compensatio, de compensare 1 ♦ Avantage qui compense (un désavantage). Compensation reçue pour des services rendus, des dommages. ⇒ indemnité; dédommagement, réparation, soulte. « Une augmentation de cent… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 compensation — com·pen·sa·tion /ˌkäm pən sā shən/ n 1: the act of compensating 2 in the civil law of Louisiana: the ending of mutual obligations between two people for money or quantities of fungible things usu. by operation of law but sometimes by an agreement …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Compensation — • Denotes the price paid for human exertion or labour Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Compensation     Compensation     † …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 4 compensation — COMPENSATION. s. f. Estimation par laquelle on compense une chose avec une autre. Juste compensation. Compensation équitable. Faire compensation. Compensation de dépens. Il eut tant par compensation. C est une maxime de Droit, que compensation n… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 5 Compensation — can refer to: Financial compensation, various meanings Compensation (chess), various advantages a player has in exchange for a disadvantage Compensation (engineering) Compensation (essay), by Ralph Waldo Emerson Compensation (film), a 2000 film… …

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  • 6 compensation — Compensation. subst. f. v. Estimation par laquelle on compense une chose avec une autre. Juste compensation. compensation équitable. faire compensation. compensation de despens. il eut tant pour la compensation, C est une maxime du Palais, que… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 Compensation — Com pen*sa tion, n. [L. compensatio a weighing, a balancing of accounts.] 1. The act or principle of compensating. Emerson. [1913 Webster] 2. That which constitutes, or is regarded as, an equivalent; that which makes good the lack or variation of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Compensation — (v. lat. Compensatio, Abrechnung), 1) Zahlung einer Schuld durch Abrechnung einer Gegenforderung an den Gläubiger. Sie wird häufig als Einrede gegen die Klage des Gläubigers geltend gemacht, daher Exceptio compensationis. Erfordert wird, daß… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 compensation — compensation. См. компенсация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 10 compensation — late 14c., action of compensating, from L. compensationem (nom. compensatio) a weighing one thing against another, a balancing, noun of action from compensare (see COMPENSATE (Cf. compensate)). Meaning what is given in recompense is from c.1600;… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 compensation — [n] repayment; rectification advantage, allowance, amends, atonement, benefit, bonus, bread*, consideration, counterclaim, coverage, damages, defrayal, deserts*, earnings, fee*, gain, honorarium, indemnification, indemnity, meet, pay, payment,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 compensation — ► NOUN 1) something given to compensate for loss, suffering, or injury. 2) something that compensates for an undesirable state of affairs. 3) the action or process of compensating. 4) chiefly N. Amer. salary or wages …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 compensation — [käm΄pən sā′shən] n. [ME compensacioun < L compensatio] 1. a compensating or being compensated 2. a) anything given as an equivalent, or to make amends for a loss, damage, unemployment, etc.; recompense b) payment for services; esp., wages or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Compensation — Dans le domaine bancaire, la compensation est un mécanisme permettant à des banques et des institutions financières, membres de la chambre de compensation, de régler les montants dus et de recevoir les actifs correspondants aux transactions qu… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 15 compensation — Arrangement under which the delivery of goods to a party is paid for by buying back a certain amount of the product from the recipient of the goods. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * compensation com‧pen‧sa‧tion [ˌkɒmpənˈseɪʆn ǁ ˌkɑːm ] noun… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 compensation — com|pen|sa|tion W3 [ˌkɔmpənˈseıʃən US ˌka:m ] n 1.) [U] money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because something they own has been damaged compensation for ▪ compensation for injuries at work compensation from ▪ She… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 compensation — noun 1 (U) money that someone pays you because they have harmed or hurt you in some way (+ for): compensation for injuries at work | in compensation: The plane was cancelled, and all we got in compensation was a free meal. | as compensation: The… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 COMPENSATION — s. f. Action de compenser. Faire compensation d une chose avec une autre. Juste compensation. Compensation équitable. Compensation de dépens.   Il se dit particulièrement, en Jurisprudence, de La libération réciproque entre deux personnes qui se… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 19 compensation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ full ▪ partial, small ▪ adequate, sufficient ▪ appropriate, fair, just …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 compensation — n. 1) to make, pay; offer compensation 2) to deny, refuse compensation 3) adequate, appropriate compensation 4) unemployment; workmen s (AE) compensation 5) compensation for (compensation for the damage suffered) * * * [ˌkɒmpən seɪʃ(ə)n]… …

    Combinatory dictionary