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Definition of recompense noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable] recompense (for something/somebody) (formal)
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something, usually money, that you are given because you have suffered in some way, or as a payment for something There must be adequate recompense for workers who lose their jobs. I received $1 ,000 in recompense for loss of earnings.
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