compensation culture

noun

a culture in which people are very ready to go to law over even relatively minor incidents in the hope of gaining compensation

Nearby words

  1. compensated alkalosis,
  2. compensated grade,
  3. compensated semiconductor,
  4. compensating balance,
  5. compensation,
  6. compensation neurosis,
  7. compensation order,
  8. compensation point,
  9. compensation, workmen's,
  10. compensatory

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