Translation of recompense in Spanish:

recompense

indemnización, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrɛkəmpɛns//ˈrɛkəmˌpɛns/

noun

formal

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    (for damages/loss) indemnización feminine
    (for damages/loss) compensación feminine
    (for efforts) recompensa feminine
    recompense for sth indemnización por algo
    • they received $1,000 in recompense recibieron 1.000 dólares como recompensa
    • The wind had quieted, fortunately, but as if in recompense, the snow underneath them had become less firm.
    • A letter from the company's lawyers soon brought the newspaper to heel and an appropriate sum in recompense was negotiated, the main beneficiary of which is a local centre for disabled children.
    • If people's legal rights to seek recompense for harm done to them are to be curtailed, there has to be some guarantee that the burden of their care does not fall on them alone.
    • He deserved any extra proceeds that might have resulted from the increase in the cost of building materials he used, and he deserves recompense for all his efforts to improve the property and renovate it over time.
    • The least the new Minister could do in recompense for this disgraceful episode is offer the girl and her grandmother a place in New Zealand, if they wish to take it up.
    • In recompense, he was given a free chicken salad sandwich and all the sweets he could eat.
    • The dangers of not doing so are self-explanatory: either paying higher premiums than necessary or not getting adequate recompense if your property is under-insured.
    • He said: ‘We are not trying to jump on the pay bandwagon, but if somebody is to go to meetings, there should be recompense for loss of earnings.’
    • In recompense, though, they provide much more extensive information than the other museums about each work.
    • Mothers do this out of pure love - without any desire for reward or recompense.
    • One of the interesting things for me is that these Australian scientists really want to come home, if only they can continue with their research and receive adequate recompense for that research.
    • We must remember that in a fair society, an individual who has genuinely incurred loss due to the negligence of another, should have some recompense for that loss.
    • It would be just for us to get some recompense for what we suffered.
    • However, asking for direct recompense is problematic for several reasons.
    • They suffer, they die, yet they won't receive any recompense.
    • So much focus is placed on the feelings of the victim's families these days that I think we may have lost sight of the fact that there can be no recompense for the loss of a loved one.
    • The Church found abundant recompense for the loss of temporal authority in the rediscovery of its spiritual primacy.
    • Instead, everyone who works in the garden can take produce home in recompense for his or her efforts.
    • He dug a coin out of the purse dangling from his belt; it was almost all of what he had, but he wouldn't feel right if he didn't offer her something in recompense.
    • In recompense, the company offered $100 gift certificates to customers who didn't get their packages.

transitive verb

formal

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    (loss/for damages) indemnizar
    (for damages/loss) compensar
    (for efforts) recompensar
    to recompense sb for sth recompensar a algn por algo