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rebatenoun [C]

 us   /ˈri·beɪt/
money that is ​returned to you after you ​pay for ​goods or ​services, done in ​order to make the ​sale more ​attractive: Chrysler ​announcedcash rebates of $1000 on some ​trucks.
(Definition of rebate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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rebatenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈriːbeɪt/
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, TAX an ​amount of ​money that is ​paid back to you after you have ​paid too much: She ​thinks she is ​due a tax rebate. Any ​homeowner who has had a ​devaluation in their ​property is ​eligible for a rebate.apply/qualify for a rebate A good ​number of ​seniorcitizens across the ​state have still not ​applied for their rebates.get/receive a rebate If you do not ​currently receive a rebate and are on a ​lowincome, please ​apply to the ​council now.
COMMERCE an ​amount of ​money that a ​manufacturer or ​storepays back to ​customers when they ​buy something: Carmakers are still using ​specialincentives - such as rebates and ​cut-ratefinancing - to ​sell their ​vehicles. Consumers who were putting off ​buying a new ​car have been ​lured into ​dealerships by ​big cash rebates, ​analysts said. a rebate ​program/​schemea rebate of £583/$212/20%, etc. Rebates of $100 are ​available for ​businesses who ​replace old ​air conditioners with new, ​energy-efficientmodels.offer/carry a rebate We are ​offeringconsumers rebates ​ranging from $75 to $125 to ​buy new dishwashers or refrigerators.a rebate on sth Rebates are ​available on all ​computerpurchases.

rebateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈriːbeɪt/
COMMERCE to ​pay back an ​amount of ​money to ​customers after they have ​bought something: Buying your ​pension through an ​independentadviser who can rebate all ​commission will ​keepcharges down. Issuers ​charging an ​annualfee will ​normally rebate ​part of it either to the ​cardholder or ​direct to a ​nominatedcharity.
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, TAX to ​pay back an ​amount of ​money to someone after they have ​paid too much: All overpayments must be rebated to ​taxpayers.
(Definition of rebate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rebate”
in Spanish devolución, reembolso…
in Vietnamese số tiền được hoàn lại…
in Malaysian rebet…
in Thai เงินคืน…
in French remise…
in German die Rückzahlung…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指政府返还的)部分退款…
in Turkish iade, iade edilen tutar/meblağ…
in Russian возврат переплаты…
in Indonesian rabat…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指政府返還的)部分退款…
in Polish zwrot (nadpłaty)…
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