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compensatory damages noun


money awarded to a claimant in a lawsuit to compensate for the financial cost of a loss or injury
Mr Boeken was awarded five and a half million dollars in compensatory damages and three billion dollars in punitive damages, the largest award in an individual lawsuit against a tobacco company.

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