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  • Welcome to the Voice of America's news words on the island nation of Mauritius.

  • An oil spill has caused an environmental disaster.

  • Compensate.

  • A Japanese owned ship struck a coral reef in the Indian Ocean in late July.

  • Two weeks later, the government of Mauritius declared a state of environmental emergency.

  • Scientists say the oil cleanup will be costly.

  • The ship's owners said steps will be taken to compensate Mauritius for the damages.

  • In this example, compensate means to pay for something that has been wrongly damaged.

  • It also means to act in a way that corrects an imbalance.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/24
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