compensatory allowance meaning, compensatory allowance definition | English Cobuild dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images


1       adj   Compensatory payments involve money paid as compensation.  
FORMAL   usu ADJ n  
The jury awarded $11.2 million in compensatory damages.     
2       adj   Compensatory measures are designed to help people who have special problems or disabilities.  
FORMAL   usu ADJ n  
Money should be spent on compensatory programmes for deprived pre-school and infant-school children.     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.

  • Create your own vocabulary list
  • Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
  • Improve and share your linguistic knowledge
"Collins Cobuild English Dictionary for Advanced Learners 4th edition published in 2003 © HarperCollins Publishers 1987, 1995, 2001, 2003 and Collins A-Z Thesaurus 1st edition first published in 1995 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995"