conscience money definition

  • noun:
    • Money paid-in compensation or atonement, for a dishonest or morally objectionable work.
    • taken or wrongfully acquired cash which voluntarily restored towards rightful possessor. Such money paid into the usa treasury by not known debtors is named the Conscience fund.
    • payment made voluntarily to cut back guilt over dishonest dealings

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