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Meaning of INDEMNIFICATION

Pronunciation:  in`demnufu'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance
  2. [n]  a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
 

INDEMNIFICATION is a 15 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: amends, damages, indemnity, redress, restitution
 
 See Also: actual damages, atonement, compensation, compensation, compensatory damages, exemplary damages, expiation, general damages, nominal damages, punitive damages, recompense, relief, satisfaction, smart money

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*dem`ni*fi*ca"tion\, n.
1. The act or process of indemnifying, preserving, or
   securing against loss, damage, or penalty; reimbursement
   of loss, damage, or penalty; the state of being
   indemnified.

         Indemnification is capable of some estimate; dignity
         has no standard.                      --Burke.

2. That which indemnifies.

         No reward with the name of an indemnification. --De
                                               Quincey.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amends, atonement, balancing, blood money, commutation, compensation, composition, compromise, consideration, counteraction, counterbalancing, damages, expiation, expiatory offering, guerdon, honorarium, indemnity, lex talionis, making amends, making good, making right, making up, meed, offsetting, paying back, peace offering, piaculum, price, propitiation, quittance, reclamation, recompense, rectification, redemption, redress, refund, reimbursement, remuneration, reparation, repayment, reprisal, requital, requitement, restitution, retaliation, retribution, return, revenge, reward, salvage, satisfaction, smart money, solatium, squaring, substitution, wergild
 

 

 

 

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