compensation compensation  /ˌkɑm pən ˈseɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
  2. (n) (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that conceals your undesirable shortcomings by exaggerating desirable behaviors
  3. (n) the act of compensating for service or loss or injury

News

  1. Compensation may be due for permit denial, high court says

    Washington — The Supreme Court says governments that withhold development permits may owe compensation to property owners.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Court: Compensation may be due for permit denial

    Court: Compensation may be due for permit denial the Associated Press Published Jun 25, 2013 09:28AM MDT WASHINGTON • The Supreme Court says governments that withhold development permits may owe compensation to property owners. The 5-4 decision came Tuesday in a case involving a 15-acre plot owned by Coy Koontz in the Orlando area. He wanted permits from the local water management district to ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. Court: Compensation may be due for permit denial - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says governments that withhold development permits may owe compensation to property owners. The 5-4 decision came Tuesday in a case involving a 15-acre plot owned by Coy Koontz in the Orlando area.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

Quotes

  1. "Not only is the compensation fund that was created yesterday at the White House in an agreement reached between BP and President Obama not a slush fund and not a shakedown, rather it was the government of the United States worked to protect the...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Joe Barton Source: Washington Post (blog)

  2. "Now this legislation moves to the Senate, and I look forward to receiving a final product that will serve as a strong signal to the executives who run these firms that such compensation will not be tolerated," Mr Obama said.
    on Mar 19, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  3. "The Federal Reserve is working to ensure that compensation packages appropriately tie rewards to longer-term performance and do not create undue risk for the firm or the financial system," said Fed chairman Ben Bernanke.
    on Oct 22, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: AFP

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