Translation of compensation in Spanish:

compensation

indemnización, n.

Pronunciation /kɒmpɛnˈseɪʃ(ə)n//ˌkɑmpənˈseɪʃ(ə)n//kɒmp(ə)nˈseɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(recompense)

      indemnización feminine
      compensación feminine
      compensation for sth indemnización / compensación por algo
      • I received $20,000 as / in compensation for the damage me dieron 20.000 dólares de indemnización / en compensación por los daños
      • I got a discount as compensation for the delay me hicieron un descuento como / en compensación por el retraso
      • that's small compensation for all my trouble con eso no se compensan todas las molestias que me he tomado

    • 1.2US (remuneration)

      remuneración feminine
      retribución feminine
      before noun compensation package paquete salarial masculine
      • The foundation will use the collected money to pay salaries, social contributions and compensations to employees upon the sale.
      • The FLSA sets minimum wages, overtime compensation for work exceeding forty hours, and restrictions on child labor.
      • The illustration would show ISU employees their total compensation, salary plus benefits.
      • Contributions made by your employer are based on compensation that you would have received had you not been an active member of the armed forces.
      • The shift means that more of an employee's compensation comes from bonuses, commissions, profit sharing, or stock options, and less from salaries.
      • Overall employee compensation has gone up - but mostly due to a surge in bonuses and stock-option exercises.
      • This initially took the form of the Redundancy Payments Act of 1965, which obliged employers to pay compensation to employees who were made redundant.
      • Probably the most dramatic comparisons are for profits and employee compensation.
      • His actions have proven, yet again, that contracts are no longer a guarantee of services for a period of time, but merely a tool for employers to extract compensation once their employees get a better offer elsewhere.
      • An employer may deduct up to 25% of eligible compensation paid to employees for the year.
      • In terms of the victims' compensation, the Attorney and I have spent some time this week working on a new model to assist in compensation for the victims.
      • But the companies get a deduction, because the gains count as employee compensation, a deductible expense.
      • The reliance on the wage base for funding reflects an earlier economy in which wage compensation dominated.
      • Executives received millions in compensation for their companies' superior performance.
      • But I think the executive compensation is completely out of hand.
      • The employee does receive extra compensation like insurance, plus noncash benefits like office space and equipment.
      • Most companies say they use the funds for employee benefits or executive compensation.
      • The institution also provided compensation to employers for salaries paid to employees on sick leave after the first eight days.
      • He is asking for $425,000, the equivalent in salary and compensation he would have received over two-and-a-half years.
      • That's easy to answer: it's going to corporate profits, to rising health care costs and to a surge in the salaries and other compensation of executives.
      • I am a secretary at my church and receive compensation on a salary basis.

  • 2

    Physiology Psychology
    compensación feminine
    • He was examining the whole issue of damages, including compensation for the psychological hurt and suffering that parents had experienced.
    • Natural recovery from balance system dysfunction is mediated by a process of central adaptation known as compensation.
    • Alternatively or in addition, it could be that these people become involved as a compensation for being deprived, relative to their counterparts, of access to the rewards of the larger society.
    • Work devoid of opportunities for participation can lead to strain and escapist behaviour as compensation for the sense of helplessness.
    • Still, it has its compensations; it's great to be at home, it's great to have people calling in on you, and most of the time I'm not working anyway when I shout at them for coming into the room.
    • While it is little compensation to the victims, it is also positive that this is clearly a natural disaster, one not polluted by the hatred endemic to terrorism.
    • There's plenty of compensations though: spontaneity, surprising synchronicities, and no mean amount of magical happenings.
    • But there are compensations and new friendships, especially with 14-year-old Finn, who is part of the festival scene but also keeps his distance from it.
    • But the flurry of leaves gave way to camellias the colours of bridesmaids' frocks, a reminder that in nature, as in life, every season has its compensations.
    • But the blackberry bushes bore a crop so heavy and luscious that I could spend an hour harvesting the fruit from a single bush, there's life in the strawberries yet and the raspberries are just coming on stream, so there were compensations.
    • The drift towards fiction has its compensations.
    • The weightless comedy of quirkiness offers its own compensations.
    • But we have compensations - we have tourism and the associated factors so we need to build on that and not be despondent.
    • Some deep psychological compensation for my ineradicable temperamental wimpiness is at work.
    • The structure that the L.D.C.A. organisers have set up for the fortnightly 30 over competition is for a midday start with a few compensations for the winter conditions.
    • Sometimes this job has its compensations.
    • There were compensations, however: most writers in whose paragraphs I poked my nose were happy with my interventions.
    • Still, autobiography may be the land of the invented past but, when the person is interesting enough and the life is large enough, the compensations are considerable.
    • Still, there are compensations, aren't there?
    • Being a cabbie, though, has its compensations.
    • But she has compensations: there's never a dull moment; she's always read everything; the clothes she gets sick of and passes on are fantastic, as are the presents from far-flung lands.
    • But there are abundant compensations for the loss in temporal immediacy.
    • The principle of compensation is the key concept of Jungian psychodynamics, in that it is central to Jung's understanding of how the psyche adapts and develops in the course of the life cycle.
    • And though the work is hard, there are compensations.
    • But being 6ft 7in and 16 stone is not without its compensations.