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  1. compensate

    • IPA[ˈkɒmpɛnseɪt]

    英式

    • v.
      give (someone) something, typically money, in recognition of loss, suffering, or injury incurred; recompense;pay (someone) for work performed
    • verb: compensate, 3rd person present: compensates, gerund or present participle: compensating, past tense: compensated, past participle: compensated

    • 釋義
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. give (someone) something, typically money, in recognition of loss, suffering, or injury incurred; recompense:

      payments were made to farmers to compensate them for cuts in subsidies

    • 2. pay (someone) for work performed:

      he will be richly compensated for his efforts

    • 3. reduce or counteract (something unwelcome or unpleasant) by exerting an opposite force or effect:

      the manager is hoping for victory to compensate for the team's dismal league campaign

    • 4. act so as to neutralize or correct (a deficiency or abnormality in a physical property or effect):

      the output voltage rises, compensating for the original fall

    • 5. attempt to conceal or offset (a disability or frustration) by development in another direction:

      they put on grandiose airs to compensate for their feelings of worthlessness

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    • IPA[ˈkämpənˌsāt]

    美式

    • v.
      give (someone) something, typically money, in recognition of loss, suffering, or injury incurred; recompense:
    • payments were made to farmers to compensate them for cuts in subsidies

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