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indemnify

[indem′nifī]
to protect against loss or injury by compensating for the loss or injury.

indemnify

verb To make good a loss.

indemnify

(ĭn-dĕm′nĭ-fī″) [L. indemnis, without loss]
1. To protect the interests of another party against losses.
2. To compensate another party for expenses incurred, as when a policy holder is indemnified by an insurance company.
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It should be noted that the sentencing aspects of this decision, including the amount of the fines and the court's prohibition against Bata's indemnifying the directors, is under appeal, but the guilty verdict itself is not.
Instead, the group had a single choice: bid to build, including the price of indemnifying the district from lawsuits if mitigation measures someday prove inadequate for dealing with explosive and toxic gases seething through the property from old oil wells.
Otherwise you might inadvertently be infected with anecdotal, indemnifying evidence of tobacco-related ailments.