eligible for or subject to compensation, especially for a bodily injury.

1655–65; compens(ate) + -able

compensability, noun
noncompensable, adjective Unabridged
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compensable (kəmˈpɛnsəbəl)
chiefly (US) entitled to compensation or capable of being compensated

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Word Origin & History

1660s, from Fr. compensable (16c.); see compensate.
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Example sentences
All time lost, whether through partial or complete unemployment, is regarded as compensable.
Accordingly, a compensable evaluation for the veteran s bilateral hearing loss is not warranted.
The definition of a compensable injury varies from state to state.
Whether time spent on call is compensable is determined by the particular factual context of each case.
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