adequate compensation meaning, adequate compensation definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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If something is adequate, there is enough of it or it is good enough to be used or accepted.      adj   oft ADJ to-inf, ADJ for n     (Antonym: inadequate)    One in four people worldwide are without adequate homes..., The old methods weren't adequate to meet current needs...     
  adequately      adv   ADV with v  
Many students are not adequately prepared for higher education..., I speak the language adequately.     
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suitable in quantity or quality
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because what they own has been damaged
[US] She received a compensation from the government for the damage caused to her property.
money that is paid because someone suffered from a loss of what they own (such as injury)
When you are responsible for someone's serious injury, I think you should pay compensation to that person.
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