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Internally, LinkedIn has achieved a notable level of compensatory fairness among its employees.

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Another possibility is that injured runners developed compensatory movement patterns that strengthened uninjured muscles while covering for the injured ones.

He missed 23 games from February to April with a hamstring strain, the sort of compensatory ailment that can follow a serious leg injury.

The plaintiffs in the current case are seeking compensatory and punitive damages as well as attorneys’ fees.

If a single team loses minority candidates hired as both a head coach and GM elsewhere, it would receive third-round compensatory choices in the following three NFL drafts.

But there is a compensatory antidote: trade in the caffeine for cannabis.

Behind the impersonality of money lies an intensely personal, often compensatory compulsion.

Nor do I care for those compensatory honors that my position and family influence might have secured for me.

Since confederation it comes from compensatory subsidies, and the two last named sources.

Hence the agitation for compensatory clauses, enabling the tenant to safely invest all the capital he can procure in the soil.

One moral we have already deduced, in considering the circular or compensatory character of every human action.

Here however, (though this is not probable,) there may arise some compensatory cases of subscribers altogether new.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to compensatory, such as: offsetting, redeeming, and remunerative.

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