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  • n. Plural form of compensation.


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  • Do you think that I could stay here contented with what you call my compensations -- my art, the study of beautiful things, the calm epicureanism of the sedate and simple life?

    The Vanished Messenger

  • Losing my memory may offer certain compensations, after all.

    » What is This Post About Again?

  • It is a great company which can pay about 500 mill in compensations and business goes on.

    India and the U.S., Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Which is why compensations from the “winners” to “losers” under protectionism makes as much sense — probably more — than the parallel sort of compensation as globalization increases.

    Economists Just Don’t Understand!

  • Such an illusion, girdered by an entire infrastructure of symbolic psychological safeguards and compensations, is completely undermined in Shelley's own poem.

    Shelley, Medusa, and the Perils of Ekphrasis

  • Chinese World War II victims have been failing to receive compensations from the Japanese government over the last 20 years, that's why they will now try to sue private Japanese company, lawyers said.

    RIA Novosti

  • Not the least of the compensations has been the many letters sent to me by eminent men and women, who, having achieved results in their own work, are ever responsive to the efforts of anyone trying to reach a difficult objective.

    A Mind That Found Itself

  • The admixture of inhibition and excitation as a mechanism for coordination thus provides a means of understanding the remarkable "compensations" which restore in course of time, and even quickly, the muscular competence for execution of an act which has been damaged by central nervous lesions.

    Sir Charles Sherrington - Nobel Lecture

  • France, and to grant "compensations" to the south German states.

    A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1.

  • Napoleon III, anxious to find at any cost "compensations" for the increased prestige which Prussia obtained from her Danish and Austrian victories, had sounded that Power regarding a project of partition of the Netherlands.

    Belgium From the Roman Invasion to the Present Day


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