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"payout" in British English

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payoutnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpeɪ.aʊt/
a ​largeamount of ​money that is ​paid to someone: With this ​insurancepolicy there is a ​maximum payout of €2,500.
(Definition of payout from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"payout" in American English

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payoutnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpeɪˌɑʊt/
an ​amount of ​moneypaid to someone: The payout was ​increased from 10 ​cents to 11 ​cents a ​share.
(Definition of payout from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"payout" in Business English

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payoutnoun [C]

(also pay-out) uk   us   /ˈpeɪaʊt/
a ​sum of ​money that is ​paid to somebody: The ​employeesshared a $1m payout after ​bossesdeclaredrecordsales. a ​lottery payout of 10 million ​euros
FINANCE moneypaid by a ​company to its ​shareholders as dividends: an annual payout a dividend payout
INSURANCE moneypaid to someone from an ​insuranceagreement: an insurance payoutaverage/big/maximum payouts The ​courtcase has ​opened the door for ​big payouts to ​homeownersbattlinginsurancecompanies over hurricane ​coverage.
(Definition of payout from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “payout”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大笔付款…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大筆付款…
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