Crossword clues for ex gratia
a. As a favour; given as a gift. adv. As a favour; given as a gift.
adj. as a favor; not compelled by legal right; "ex gratia payments made to nonstriking workers"
Ex gratia (; also spelled ex-gratia) is Latin for "by favour", and is most often used in a legal context. When something has been done ex gratia, it has been done voluntarily, out of kindness or grace. In law, an ex gratia payment is a payment made without the giver recognising any liability or legal obligation.
Usage examples of "ex gratia".
If anyone discovered an ex gratia payment going directly to an employee, it could blow up into a scandal.
He has a new paper for you to sign- something for the Chinese government, to say that you are accepting their financial assistance ex gratia, whatever that is, but without admitting any claim to the children.
Davidson has made an ex gratia payment of five thousand dollars to Mrs.
Mary Crossley brought Boofuls up alone for two years, apparently relying on welfare and home typing and occasional ex gratia payments from Boofuls' unknown father.