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compensate

US [ˈkɑmpənˌseɪt]
UK [ˈkɒmpənseɪt]
  • v.补偿;弥补;给(某人)赔偿(或赔款)
  • Web抵消;抵偿;代偿
Simple Present:compensates  Present Participle:compensating  Past Tense:compensated  
compensate
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v.
1.
[i]
~ (for sth)
补偿;弥补to provide sth good to balance or reduce the bad effects of damage, loss, etc.
Nothing can compensate for the loss of a loved one.
失去心爱的人是无法补偿的。
2.
[t]
~ sb (for sth)
给(某人)赔偿(或赔款)to pay sb money because they have suffered some damage, loss, injury, etc.
Her lawyers say she should be compensated for the suffering she had been caused.
她的律师说她应该为所遭受的痛苦得到赔偿。

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