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remunerate

[ ri-myoo-nuh-reyt ]
/ r瑟藞myu n蓹藢re瑟t /
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Definition of remunerate

verb (used with object), re路mu路ner路at路ed, re路mu路ner路at路ing.
to pay, recompense, or reward for work, trouble, etc.
to yield a recompense for (work, services, etc.).
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Origin of remunerate

1515鈥25; <Latin rem奴ner膩tus (past participle of rem奴ner膩ri to repay, reward), equivalent to re-re- + m奴ner(膩re) to give, be-stow (derivative of m奴ner-, stem of m奴nus gift, duty) + -膩tus-ate1

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH remunerate

remunerate , renumerate
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British Dictionary definitions for remunerate

remunerate
/ (r瑟藞mju藧n蓹藢re瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to reward or pay for work, service, etc

Derived forms of remunerate

remunerability, nounremunerable, adjectiveremunerator, noun

Word Origin for remunerate

C16: from Latin rem奴ner膩r墨 to reward, from re- + m奴ner膩re to give, from m奴nus a gift; see munificent
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