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[kuh m-pen-suh-buh l] /kəmˈpɛn sə bəl/

eligible for or subject to , especially for a bodily injury.
(mainly US) entitled to compensation or capable of being compensated

1660s, from French compensable (16c.), from compenser, from Latin compensare (see compensate).


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