compensability, n.
/keuhm pen"seuh beuhl/, adj.
eligible for or subject to compensation, esp. for a bodily injury.
[1655-65; COMPENS(ATE) + -ABLE]

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  • compensable — [ kɔ̃pɑ̃sabl ] adj. • 1804; « qui peut compenser », 1580; de compenser ♦ Qui peut être compensé. Une perte difficilement compensable. Chèque compensable à Paris (⇒ compensation) . ● compensable adjectif Qui peut être compensé : Une perte… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • compensable — adj. 1. receiving money for services rendered. Syn: paying(prenominal), remunerative, salaried, stipendiary. [WordNet 1.5] 2. qualifying one for receipt of compensation, such as for a bodily injury; as, a compensable injury. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compensable — adj. Susceptible de ser compensado. * * * compensable. adj. Que se puede compensar. * * * ► adjetivo Que se puede compensar …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • compensable — com·pen·sa·ble /kəm pen sə bəl/ adj: entitling an individual to compensation a compensable job related injury Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • compensable — 1660s, from Fr. compensable (16c.), from compenser (see COMPENSATE (Cf. compensate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • compensable — adj. Que se puede compensar …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • compensable — [kəm pen′sə bəl] adj. [< ME compensen, COMPENSATE + ABLE] entitling to compensation …   English World dictionary

  • compensable — adjective Date: 1661 that is to be or can be compensated < a compensable job related injury > • compensability noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • compensable — (kon pan sa bl ) adj. Qui peut être compensé. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Compensable, OUDIN Dict.. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Compenser …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • compensable — Entitled to compensation. See, e.g., compensable injury …   Black's law dictionary

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