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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Being such as to entitle or warrant compensation: compensable injuries.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Able to be compensated; entitling one to compensation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. receiving money for services rendered.
  • adj. qualifying one for receipt of compensation, such as for a bodily injury.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being compensated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. for which money is paid

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