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Definition of recompense verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    recompense somebody (for something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they recompense
    he / she / it recompenses
    past simple recompensed
    -ing form recompensing
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  1. 1to do something for someone or give them a payment for something that they have suffered synonym compensate
  2. 2 There was no attempt to recompense the miners for the loss of their jobs.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: recompense

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