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English noun: exemplary damages

1. exemplary damages (possession) (law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct)


Synonymspunitive damages, smart money


Broader (hypernym)amends, damages, indemnification, indemnity, redress, restitution


Narrower (hyponym)double damages, treble damages


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law









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