Meaning of COMPENSATION in English
1》 something awarded to compensate for loss, suffering, or injury.
↘a thing that counteracts an undesirable situation: getting older has some ~s.
↘the action or process of compensating.
2》 chiefly N. Amer. money received as salary or wages.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004