adequate compensation meaning, adequate compensation definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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adequate

  
  
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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adj.
sufficient or enough to do something/ for a one reason
I has an adequate food for her dinner
adj.
enough in quantity or quality
Sentence: My parents consulted me about what would be an adequate for the money for the trip.
n.
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because they own has been damaged
[US] She received compensation from the government for the damage caused to her property.
n.
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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