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rake-offnoun [C]

uk   /ˈreɪk.ɒf/ us   /ˈreɪk.ɑːf/ informal
a dishonest or illegal share in profits that is given to someone who has been involved in making the profits
(Definition of rake-off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rake-offnoun [C]

uk   us   informal
a large amount of money that someone gets, often unfairly, from the profits of an investment or business activity: Company bosses are already making a large rake-off from executive share options.
(Definition of rake-off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rake-off”
in Chinese (Simplified) (不正当或非法的)回扣,佣金…
in Chinese (Traditional) (不正當或非法的)回扣,傭金…
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