how to pronounce recompense


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The above transcription of recompense is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

recompense is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of recompense in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… sort of recompense for what they did to …”

meanings of recompense


  1. To give (something) in return; to pay back; to pay, as something earned or deserved.
  2. To reward or repay (someone) for something done, given etc.
  3. To give compensation for an injury, or other type of harm or damage.


  1. That which compensates for an injury, or other type of harm or damage. He offered money as recompense for the damage, but what the injured party wanted was an apology.
  2. An equivalent returned for anything given, done, or suffered; compensation; reward; amends; requital.

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