Definition of uncompensated in US English:



  • 1Not compensated or reimbursed.

    ‘the plaintiff remained uncompensated for his original injuries’
    ‘workers who performed uncompensated “off-the-clock” work for Ernst in violation of the law’
    • ‘AD and DS are uncompensated co-chairs of HealthOregon, a public service organisation dedicated to improving the quality and affordability of health care.’
    • ‘Copyright owners are going uncompensated, mainstream companies can't jump in and innovate for fear of facilitating piracy, and consumers end up confused.’
    • ‘MJT has testified as an uncompensated expert on behalf of plaintiffs and the American Cancer Society in tobacco-related cases.’
    • ‘When the rate was halved and the whining only increased I wondered if anything other than free - with artists uncompensated - could possibly satisfy those who seek to build businesses with other people's art.’
    • ‘And state governments are even less keen to settle with uncompensated victims of their discriminatory practices.’
    • ‘The volunteers were uncompensated and subject to immediate dismissal for any reason whatsoever.’
    • ‘And what's more most of them have gone uncompensated, which sadly, is even a greater tragedy.’
    • ‘Rather, they will continue to drive outside of the regulatory system, without driver's education, testing, licensing, or insurance, sharply increasing the odds that others will both be injured and uncompensated.’
    • ‘Apart from these changes effectively doing away with my livelihood (already reduced somewhat due to the Motor Accident changes) my fear is that workers genuinely injured are going to be uncompensated.’
    • ‘But it would seem more realistic to view this minority as part of the problem of poverty than as part of the problem of uncompensated accident victims…’
    • ‘But typically, P2P projects are ‘staffed’ with uncompensated people who have more passion for the idea than for any resulting profit.’
    • ‘Local Board Members are uncompensated volunteers who play an important community role closely connected with our Nation's defense.’
    • ‘While even younger brothers were paid for delivering groceries or newspapers, and older sisters and some girlfriends earned money by working outside the home, the relentless efforts of the assistant mother remained uncompensated.’
    • ‘Thus, dealers do not own the money but are acting as an uncompensated collection agent for the federal government.’
    • ‘If that was not the case, the law would be seriously deficient in leaving uncompensated a person whose replacement job was of short, possibly very short duration.’
    • ‘In addition the need to define which injuries qualified for compensation and the continuing need to prove causation would ensure that many accident victims remained uncompensated.’
    • ‘It is sound simply because, by and large, it is the most convenient and efficient way of ensuring that persons injured in the course of business enterprises do not go uncompensated.’
    • ‘Later, the father's attorney sends the doctor a subpoena duces tecum requiring the physician to appear at a deposition with the records, or to send the records with an affidavit if he doesn't care to take the day off uncompensated.’
    • ‘Children are uncompensated casualties of the job market.’
    1. 1.1 (of an action) not compensated for.
      ‘uncompensated exploitation of the Third World’
      • ‘Is compensation immediate, or is there a time window in which uncompensated movement is detected?’
      • ‘And all these efforts, valid as far as they go, leave us still groping for a basic conceptual approach that takes seriously the constitutional prohibition against uncompensated takings of private property.’
      • ‘The principal benefit is that we dispense with any assumptions regarding the size or distribution of the uncompensated pseudorange errors.’
      • ‘Delaval Stork stated this flow should be uncompensated, representing the actual volume flow for compressor anti-surge control.’
      • ‘Only data from cells with a product of uncompensated series resistance and peak current sufficiently small to give a voltage error of’