compensable

[ kuhm-pen-suh-buhl ]
/ kəmˈpɛn sə bəl /

adjective

eligible for or subject to compensation, especially for a bodily injury.

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Origin of compensable

First recorded in 1655–65; compens(ate) + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM compensable

com·pen·sa·bil·i·ty, nounnon·com·pen·sa·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for compensable

compensable
/ (kəmˈpɛnsəbəl) /

adjective

mainly US entitled to compensation or capable of being compensated
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