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com·pen·sa·tion

compensation

 
 
pronunciation:
kam pn seI shn
part of speech: noun
definition: something given in return for or to make up for something else.
The compensation for painting my house will be one thousand dollars.Debra received compensation for the injury she got while at work.
synonyms:
amends, pay, repayment, salary, wage
similar words:
benefit, fee, hire, money, payment, profit, return, reward