- [formal] recompense (
forsth) [for damages/loss] indemnización (feminine) or compensación (feminine)( poralgo) [for efforts] recompensa (feminine)( poralgo) they received $1,000 in recompense recibieron 1.000 dólares como recompensaMore 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
- [formal] to recompense (sb
forsth) [for damage/loss] indemnizar* or compensar (a algn poralgo) [for efforts] recompensar (a algn poralgo)
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