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- n. Reparation for personal injuries.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Recompense.
- n. Used to denote a case where a set-off pleaded by the defendant is met by a set-off pleaded by the plaintiff.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A recompense.
- n. In Scots law, a case in which the plaintiff pursues for a debt, and the defendant pleads compensation, to which the pursuer replies by pleading compensation also.
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