Definition of Compensatory
to repay for damage
Examples of Compensatory in a sentence
A compensatory award was given by the drunk driver so the victim could get his car repaired and his medical bills resolved. 🔊
In court, Bill was awarded compensatory damages to make him whole as well as punitive damages because of the defendant’s reckless nature. 🔊
When the child was not given special education services for his diagnosed disability, the school offered him compensatory education with extra tutoring sessions. 🔊
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