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payout

noun [C] ( also pay-out)
 
 
/ˈpeɪaʊt/
a sum of money that is paid to somebody: The employees shared a $1m payout after bosses declared record sales. a lottery payout of 10 million euros
FINANCE money paid by a company to its shareholders as dividends: an annual payout a dividend payout
INSURANCE money paid to someone from an insurance agreement: an insurance payoutaverage/big/maximum payouts The court case has opened the door for big payouts to homeowners battling insurance companies over hurricane coverage.
Translations of “payout”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大筆付款…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大笔付款…
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