recompensation

Recompensation

Re*com`pen*sa"tion\ (r?*k?m`p?n*s?"sh?n), n. [Cf. LL. recompensatio.]

1. Recompense. [Obs.]

2. (Scots Law) Used to denote a case where a set-off pleaded by the defendant is met by a set-off pleaded by the plaintiff.
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