What is the opposite of penalty?

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Noun
Opposite of a punishment imposed for breaking a law, rule, or contract
Noun
Opposite of a disadvantage suffered as the result of an action or situation
Noun
Opposite of a punishment imposed for breaking a law, rule, or contract
“A DNA test would eventually lead to the suspect's exoneration.”
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Opposite of an unwelcome experience or action undergone or done as a condition of achieving an objective
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Opposite of a sum of money exacted as a penalty by a court of law or other authority
“There may be punitive damages as well as reimbursement of litigation costs and legal fees.”
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Opposite of a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule
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Opposite of a breach of the rules, especially in sports
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Opposite of a (typically self-imposed) punishment or reparation for a sinful act or wrongdoing
Noun
Opposite of an unfavorable circumstance or condition that reduces the chances of success or effectiveness
“Banknotes have a natural advantage over coins in that they are lighter to carry but are also less durable.”
Noun
Opposite of a loss or cost incurred, especially for the benefit of something or someone
“Neutering and spaying are usually done for the benefit of your pets.”
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Opposite of punishment, especially that of criminals in prison intended to rectify their behaviour
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Opposite of the loss or sacrifice necessary to achieve or obtain something
“Not only were my three collaborators extremely knowledgeable, but they came with the added advantage of access to money and resources that would support our research.”
Noun
Opposite of the advantage or disadvantage given
Noun
Opposite of the undesirable consequences of an action or event
“Authorities were at a loss to determine the cause behind the altercation which left a person with serious injuries.”
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