Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A recovery of what had been lost.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of recouping.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, the act of recouping or retaining a part of a sum due by reason of a legal or equitable right to abate it because of a cross-claim arising out of the same transaction or relation.

Etymologies

From recoup +‎ -ment (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There aren't any statistics regarding pension overpayments, but senior advocates say they have seen a spike of "recoupment" cases, which are now one of the most common pension problems some advocacy groups are handling.

    'Overpaid' Pensions Being Seized

  • A spokesman for Mrs. Pelosi said after a meeting with the auto makers and UAW that she wants some form of "recoupment" for taxpayers in return for more subsidies, possibly faster rollout by the car makers of more fuel-efficient vehicles.

    Auto Makers Would Accept Strings on Aid

  • "He gave Irish producers 50% of recoupment which is something Brit producers have been desperate to get."

    Variety.com

  • FIRE AND SMOKE: Government, Lawsuits and the Rule of Law carefully examines so-called government "recoupment" lawsuits over firearms and tobacco and finds them to be flagrant abuses of the constitutional separation of powers, seriously undermining over two hundred years of common-law torts adjudication.

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  • As a result, a serious structural inquiry is necessary, although I would not require "recoupment" as the Report does.

    TRUTH ON THE MARKET

  • Pelosi, for example, said the government would exact a "recoupment" for any investment of taxpayer funds - specifically, a say in what kinds of cars it produces.

    Below The Beltway

  • My legacy USAA homeowners policy, for which I did not purchase wind hurricane coverage, includes charges for the Emergency Management Fund, Hurricane Catastrophe Emergency Assessment, Citizens emergency assessment and the Florida Insurance Guarantee Association recoupment.

    Fierce Storm Over Hurricane Insurance in Florida

  • Even my automobile policy has charges for the Florida hurricane catastrophe emergency assessment, a surcharge on my personal excess auto liability policy and a charge for the Florida Insurance Guarantee Association recoupment.

    Fierce Storm Over Hurricane Insurance in Florida

  • The legislation said the purpose was to create "a more efficient and accountable structure, dramatically reorganize and streamline the state's process of detecting and combating Medicaid fraud and a buse and maximize the recoupment of improper Medicaid payments."

    Medicaid Fraud Unit Falls Short

  • Moreover, Germany has made reparation payments, and recoupment for losses by Holocaust survivors and their offspring continues today.

    Palestinian Hatred of Jews, Israel Blocks Path to Peace

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