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remuneration

[ri-myoo-nuh-rey-shuh n] /rɪˌmyu nəˈreɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of remunerating.
2.
something that remunerates; reward; pay:
He received little remuneration for his services.
Origin
1470-1480
1470-80; earlier remuneracion < Latin remūnerātiōn- (stem of remūnerātiō), equivalent to remūnerāt(us) (see remunerate) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
nonremuneration, noun
preremuneration, noun
superremuneration, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for preremuneration

remuneration

/rɪˌmjuːnəˈreɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of remunerating
2.
pay; recompense
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Word Origin and History for preremuneration

remuneration

n.

c.1400, from Middle French remuneration and directly from Latin remunerationem (nominative remuneratio) "a repaying, recompense," noun of action from past participle stem of remunerari "to pay, reward," from re- "back" (see re-) + munerari "to give," from munus (genitive muneris) "gift, office, duty" (see municipal).

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