Meaning of 赔

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(Trad.: 賠)
Pinyin: péi
English Definition: to compensate for loss; to indemnify; to suffer a financial loss
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (money) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
赔偿 péi cháng to compensate
索赔 suǒ péi to ask for compensation; to claim damages; claim for damages
赔付 péi to pay out; to compensate; (insurance) payment
理赔 péi to settle a claim; claims settlement; payment of claims
赔款 péi kuǎn reparations; to pay reparations
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Example Sentences
Three of Japan's top four TV manufacturers say they lost money from television in the second quarter of 2011.
I guess we lost a lot of money in the short term - but not in the long term.
We have retrieved in this bargain all the money we lost last year.
The lawyer replied, " I'm here because my house burned down, and the insurance company paid for everything."
Neither company really cares because both make so much from their core products that it simply doesn' t matter.