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 for Compensated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  compensated \compensated\ adj.
     receiving or eligible for compensation.
     Syn: remunerated, salaried, stipendiary.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Compensate \Com"pen*sate\ (? or ?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Compensated; p. pr. & vb. n. Compensating.] [L.
     compensatus, p. p. of compensare, prop., to weigh several
     things with one another, to balance with one another, verb
     intens. fr. compendere. See Compendium.]
     1. To make equal return to; to remunerate; to recompense; to
        give an equivalent to; to requite suitably; as, to
        compensate a laborer for his work, or a merchant for his
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To be equivalent in value or effect to; to counterbalance;
        to make up for; to make amends for.
        [1913 Webster]
              The length of the night and the dews thereof do
              compensate the heat of the day.       --Bacon.
        [1913 Webster]
              The pleasures of life do not compensate the
              miseries.                             --Prior.
     Syn: To recompense; remunerate; indemnify; reward; requite;
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: receiving or eligible for compensation; "salaried
             workers"; "a stipendiary magistrate" [syn: compensated,
             remunerated, salaried, stipendiary]

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