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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of compensate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. receiving or eligible for compensation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Adjusted so as to neutralize or balance differences or deviations; as a compensated balance or pendulum.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. receiving or eligible for compensation
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I yanked the control back, slowing further, my heart beating as the hauler again compensated, the connected pods jerked against the median and flailed out into the lane.
Economic theory shows that * everybody* could be better off if the losers are compensated from the country's gains.
The only part of the bill where unsecured creditors might be compensated is from a fund that is maintained by a fee imposed on the banks.
"Dr. Griffin compensated by raping and pillaging other programs to get the money back for Ares"
Dr. Griffin compensated by raping and pillaging other programs to get the money back for Ares.
The way people in finance tend to be compensated is with very large short-term cash bonuses for making decisions that could have gigantic losses seven years later.
Similarly, because those young people in compensated dating know that you “adults” would condemn their acts, they go deeper underground.
But Palin compensated for what she lacked in talent (and height) with a freakish intensity.
The strategic disregard of major rights holders and their shills for the fact that small-time creators need big-time exposure to be appropriately compensated is understandable, but disturbing.
How well they are compensated is a matter of debate.
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