Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » I » Incubus ... Independence Hall

INDEMNIFICATION

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does indemnification mean? 

INDEMNIFICATION (noun)
  The noun INDEMNIFICATION has 2 senses:

1. a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
2. an act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance

  Familiarity information: INDEMNIFICATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INDEMNIFICATION (noun)


Sense 1indemnification [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

amends; damages; indemnification; redress; restitution; indemnity

Hypernyms ("indemnification" is a kind of...):

compensation (something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "indemnification"):

relief ((law) redress awarded by a court)

actual damages; compensatory damages; general damages ((law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensated)

nominal damages ((law) a trivial sum (usually $1.00) awarded as recognition that a legal injury was sustained (as for technical violations of a contract))

exemplary damages; punitive damages; smart money ((law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct))

atonement; expiation; satisfaction (compensation for a wrong)


Sense 2indemnification [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("indemnification" is a kind of...):

compensation; recompense (the act of compensating for service or loss or injury)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Beer before liquor, you'll never be sicker, but liquor before beer and you're in the clear." (English proverb)

"Sow with one hand, reap with both." (Albanian proverb)

"The best of the things you own, is what is useful to you." (Arabic proverb)

"Hunger drives the wolf from its den." (Corsican proverb)

 INDEMNIFICATION: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0579 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: