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Definition of "uncompensated" []

  • Not having been compensated; serving without compensation; unpaid. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "uncompensated" in a sentence
  • "However, "noncitizen immigrants were more likely than U.S. natives to have a health care visit classified as uncompensated care," the authors note (Stimpson, Wilson and Eschbach, 2/11)."
  • "Citizens who’ve suffered property damage and bodily injury that will forever remain uncompensated because the miscreant who injured them was an illegal alien."
  • "And, in fact, there's going to be a whole lot of savings that we obtain from that, because, for example, the average American family is paying thousands of dollars in hidden costs in their insurance premiums to pay for what's called uncompensated care, people who show up at the emergency room because they don't have a primary care physician."
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