Definition of 'recompense'
Example sentences containing 'recompense'
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Many others have been offered no recompense at all. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But other parts of the book offer good recompense for the frustrations of the musical exegesis. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Any recompense you can offer them will be most richly deserved. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is no recompense to give failed applicants priority to acquire tickets they did not want in the first place. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One side wants plaques and plaudits; the other demands contrition and recompense. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Tomorrow makes the same demands, and offers a similar recompense. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They claim for the bath plug, and in the act of seeking recompense for such a small and essential item they show their incredible greed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Other investors dealing with advisers such as Chase de Vere are also seeking recompense. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The door design is no longer made by the manufacturer concerned and I was offered recompense for one garage door only. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'recompense'
Used Occasionally. recompense is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'recompense'
British English: recompense NOUN
If you are given something, usually money, in recompense, you are given it as a reward or because you have suffered.
He demands no financial recompense for his troubles.
British English: recompense VERB
If you recompense someone for their efforts or their loss, you give them something, usually money, as a payment or reward.
The fees offered do not recompense dental surgeons for their professional time.
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