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English definition of “whack”

whack

noun (SHARE)    /wæk/
[S or U] informal a share or part: Low earners will pay only half the charge but high earners will have to pay full whack (= pay the whole amount). That's not a fair whack.Sharing top whack UK informal the highest possible price or payment: They're prepared to pay top whack for goods like this.Costs and expenses
(Definition of whack noun (SHARE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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