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Definitions of "compensatory"
- That compensates, or serves as compensation adjective
- Serving for compensation; making amends. adjective
- Serving to compensate or as compensation; making amends; requiting.
The word "compensatory" in example sentences
Rosette says that when successful organizations are led by black managers, the strong performance is attributed to broad market factors over which the leader had no control, or to what she calls "compensatory stereotypes," such as humor or public-speaking skills, which would make up for any lack in competence.. [Race Influences How Leaders Are Assessed]
2 For a brief definition of the term compensatory lengthening and some interesting examples of it, see an abstract of Campos-Astorkiza, "A Typological analysis of compensatory consonant lengthening", Phonology and Phonetics in Iberia (June 2005) (or view the pdf here).. [Archive 2008-06-01]
If humanity is interned within a capitalist state of affairs long enough (I would put it at 3 generations); have access to what I term compensatory and recuperative mechanisms; if the state of affairs have enough redressive (from the word. [Asian]
The family is asking for $25 million in compensatory damages and $50 million in punitive damages from the police department.. [Parents of girl who drowned in D.C. pool sue city for $75 million]
July 11th, 2009 3: 49 pm ET the closing line is not true. some of the ethics complaints have resulted in compensatory payments from Palin to the state of AK.. [Latest ethics complaints should be 'a wake-up call,' Palin says]
A Florida jury awarded a 92-year-old man $1.9 million in compensatory damages for the death of his wife, a former two-pack-a-day Marlboro smoker who started when she was 16 and died in her 70s, attorneys said Thursday.. [POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: August 14, 2009]
The lawsuit seeks a jury trial and asks for $1 million in compensatory damages and $2 million in punitive damages.. [Tyra Banks SUED Over Teen Sex Addicts Show]
In her suit, she seeks $3 million in compensatory and punitive damages -- a fairly large sum though not an unprecedented total.. [Capitol Hill Club, GOP's Hangout Spot, Sued For Racial Discrimination]
The verdict included $1.5 million in compensatory damages and $1 million in punitive damages against “Imperial Wizard” Ron Edwards.. [Jury awards $2.5 million to teen beaten by Klan members]
Roth seeks $21,000 for out of pocket expenses and $275,000 in compensatory damages for the emotional distress resulting from the sub-par treatment.. [Flying the Friendly Skies]
There is built-in compensatory elements, for this event will save many people who were otherwise hopeless.. [You Are Nothing Without Your Robot. Nothing. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG]
Defense attorney Jonathan Katz's argument that the $2. 9m in compensatory damages already far exceeded the defendants 'net worth and would be enough to "bankrupt them and financially destroy them" was ignored.. [Frankology]
Chiefly, though, he was concerned that if your thoughts turned too much towards otherworldliness and became trapped in compensatory religious structures of the imagination, then your sensibility would move away from nature even more, and closer to apocalyptic fancies.. [An Interview with Harold Bloom]
Last month a federal judge awarded $35,000 in compensatory and $6000 in punitive damages to a man state troopers arrested for video taping them.. [Boing Boing]
The former POWs seek $25 million each in compensatory damages plus $5 million for each immediate family member who joined the suit, as well as $300 million collectively in punitive damages for the former POWs.. [GULF WAR INDEX]
May 17, 2010), and the damages award was $14 million in compensatory damages, $1 million in punitive damages against the plaintiff’s ex-wife, and $1 million in punitive damages against the police officer who was the ex-wife’s secret lover; the ex-wife and the police officer were found to have conspired to hide the relationship, and to get rid of a possibly exculpatory diary written by one of the children.. [The Volokh Conspiracy » Court of Appeals Upholds $16 Million Award for Framing Father for Alleged Child Molestation]