compensate

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compensate(
kam
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pehn
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seyt
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. compensar
The judge says that the car manufacturer has to compensate customers who bought the defective vehicle.El juez dice que el fabricante de autos tiene que compensar a los clientes que compraron el vehículo defectuoso.
b. indemnizar
The government continues to compensate the victims of the attack.El gobierno sigue indemnizando a las víctimas del ataque.
c. resarcir
The vandal has to pay $500 to compensate the plaintiff for the property damage.El vándalo tiene que pagar $500 para resarcir al demandante por los daños a la propiedad.
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compensate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. compensar, indemnizar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a.
to compensate for somethingcompensar algo
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compensate [ˈkɒmpənseɪt]
transitive verb
1 compensar; (for loss, damage) indemnizar; resarcir
to compensate sb for sth compensar a algn por algo; (for loss, damage) indemnizar a algn por algo; resarcir a algn de algo
2 (reward) recompensar
intransitive verb
to compensate for sth compensar algo
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