- to pay, recompense, or reward for work, trouble, etc.
- to yield a recompense for (work, services, etc.).
Origin of remunerate
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Related Wordsdue, gratuitous, honorary, uncompensated, unrecompensed, voluntary, volunteer, contributed, unindemnified, unrewarded
Examples from the Web for unremunerated
And here also the editors owe much to the capable aid of many generous, unremunerated advisers.
- (tr) to reward or pay for work, service, etc
C16: from Latin remūnerārī to reward, from re- + mūnerāre to give, from mūnus a gift; see munificent
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Word Origin and History for unremunerated
1520s, "pay for work or services," back-formation from remuneration or else from Latin remuneratus, past participle of remunerari (later remunerare) "repay, reward" (see remuneration). Related: Remunerated; remunerating.
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