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refund

noun [C] uk   /ˈriː.fʌnd/ us  
B1 an amount of money that is given back to you, especially because you are not happy with a product or service that you have bought: I took the radio back to the shop and asked for/demanded/got/was given a refund.

refund

verb [T] uk   /ˌriːˈfʌnd/ us  
C1 to give someone a refund: When I went on business to Peru, the office refunded my expenses. [+ two objects] The holiday was cancelled so the travel agency had to refund everybody the price of the tickets.
refundable
adjective uk   /ˌriːˈfʌn.də.bl̩/ us  
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