Definitions

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

  • adj. Not having been compensated; serving without compensation; unpaid.

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  • adj. Not compensated; having no compensation.
  • adj. Not paid for one's work.

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

  • adj. not paying a salary

Etymologies

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Examples

  • However, "noncitizen immigrants were more likely than U.S. natives to have a health care visit classified as uncompensated care," the authors note (Stimpson, Wilson and Eschbach, 2/11).

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Citizens who’ve suffered property damage and bodily injury that will forever remain uncompensated because the miscreant who injured them was an illegal alien.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Illegal Immigration and the Rule of Law

  • And, in fact, there's going to be a whole lot of savings that we obtain from that, because, for example, the average American family is paying thousands of dollars in hidden costs in their insurance premiums to pay for what's called uncompensated care, people who show up at the emergency room because they don't have a primary care physician.

    CNN Transcript Jul 22, 2009

  • You see the crisis when people come in who aren't fully insured and you become loaded up with what's called uncompensated care.

    Presidents Remarks To The American Hospital Association

  • Maryland hospitals hold a separate indicator of how many go without health insurance in what's called uncompensated care, or care that's provided in which hospitals receive no payment from the patient or an insurance company.

    WBALTV.com - Local News

  • Uncompensated CareObama repeated a claim about uncompensated care that we've already said was unjustified: Obama: And, in fact, there's going to be a whole lot of savings that we obtain from that because, for example, the average American family is paying thousands of dollars in hidden costs in their insurance premiums to pay for what's called uncompensated care — people who show up at the emergency room because they don't have a primary care physician.

    Obama's Health Care News Conference

  • Moreover, Mr. Sestak had simply been offered an "uncompensated" board position that was "additional service" to his current House job.

    Washington Rebels Against Chicago

  • Others receive "uncompensated" treatment, which ends up being paid for either by the government or by higher medical bills for the insured.

    Mandatory Health Insurance?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The chances are very good that the additional risk in your portfolio is "uncompensated", which means that you could obtain the same expected returns with less risk, by holding a more diversified portfolio.

    Dan Solin: Your Portfolio Numbers Are Sending You a Powerful Message. Are You Listening?

  • Bosshard argues that the Bank has not accepted responsibility for social and environmental damage done by previously funded projects, such as uncompensated displacements, massive debt burdens, damaged ecosystems and serious human rights violations.

    Bretton Woods Project highlights

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