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Definition of ex gratia adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ex gratia

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adjective
BrE BrE//ˌeks ˈɡreɪʃə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌeks ˈɡreɪʃə//
 
(from Latin)
 
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given or done as a gift or favour, not because there is a legal duty to do it ex gratia payments Word OriginLatin, literally ‘from favour’, from ex ‘from’ and gratia, from gratus ‘pleasing, thankful’.

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