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Pronunciation: /ˈrekəmpens/

Translation of recompense in Spanish:


uncountable/no numerable
  • [formal] recompense (for sth) [for damages/loss] indemnización (feminine) or compensación (feminine)(por algo) [for efforts] recompensa (feminine)(por algo) they received $1,000 in recompense recibieron 1.000 dólares como recompensa
    Example sentences
    • Instead, everyone who works in the garden can take produce home in recompense for his or her efforts.
    • A letter from the company's lawyers soon brought the newspaper to heel and an appropriate sum in recompense was negotiated, the main beneficiary of which is a local centre for disabled children.
    • In recompense, he was given a free chicken salad sandwich and all the sweets he could eat.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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