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kickbacknoun [C]

us   /ˈkɪkˌbæk/
payment made to someone, esp. illegally, for providing help, a job, or a piece of business: Bankhead got a contract to supply computers to the department in exchange for a kickback.
(Definition of kickback from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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kickbacknoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɪkbæk/ us  
an amount of money that is secretly and illegally paid to someone in exchange for their help: He is accused of paying kickbacks to a district official to win contracts with the school system.
(Definition of kickback from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kickback”
in Chinese (Simplified) (不合法的)回扣,酬金…
in Turkish rüşvet, yasadışı yollarla ödenen/verilen para…
in Russian взятка…
in Chinese (Traditional) (不合法的)回扣,酬金…
in Polish łapówka…
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