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refundnoun [C]

uk   /ˈriː.fʌnd/ us   /ˈriː.fʌnd/
B1 an amount of money that is given back to you, especially because you are not happy with a product or service that you have bought: I took the radio back to the shop and asked for/demanded/got/was given a refund.

refundverb [T]

uk   /ˌriːˈfʌnd/ us   /ˌriːˈfʌnd/
(Definition of refund from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"refund" in American English

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refundverb [T]

us   /rɪˈfʌnd, ˈriˌfʌnd/
to pay back money received or spent: The theater refunded our money when the performance was canceled.
refund
noun [C] us   /ˈriˌfʌnd/
If you overpaid, you should demand a refund.
(Definition of refund from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"refund" in Business English

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refundnoun [C]

uk   /ˈriːfʌnd/ us  
COMMERCE an amount of money that is given back to you, especially because you have paid too much, or you are not happy with a product or service: ask for/claim/demand a refund Even if the condition is fine, you can still demand a refund if the item is not fit for its purpose. get/receive a refund be eligible for/entitled to a refund make/offer/pay a refund a cash/full refund a tax refund

refundverb [T]

uk   /ˌriːˈfʌnd/ us  
COMMERCE to give someone back an amount of money, especially because they have paid too much or are not happy with a product or service: The court ordered the company to refund current customers.refund money/cash If someone buys you a present you don't like, the store is within its rights not to refund the money. The customer will be refunded in full up to $50,000. If you see any branded item you have purchased at a cheaper price elsewhere within 60 days, we will refund the difference.
(Definition of refund from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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