(ˈbaɪˌɔf, -ˌɒf)

a payment or bribe.
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In one example of an emotional buyoff, Petitioner S5's township government in City T helped him buy a coffin for his dead mother and bought medical insurance for his father.
And last week we learned that a new money tree orchard must have been discovered as the Westminster Government offered to buyoff Brexit votes on crucial upcoming parliamentary debates from Labour MPs.
Brown promises that this time the fuel-tax funds will be spent on infrastructure, unlike in the past, when they were spent on a vast array of political buyoff programs.
(choose one:) payout, bailout, or buyoff to the (choose one:) employees,
The buyoff standards and the tooling standards are the same.
"The HBCU designation was given, in a way, as a buyoff so that there wasn't a great protest with the Tuition Assistance Grant, which pays students to go anywhere except UDC.
Or is this another cover-up, a million-dollar buyoff and betrayal of victims and the truth?
A more favored approach for some vehicle purchasers may be to employ a professional inspection and testing firm for the vehicle production run and subsequent buyoff. Typically, these firms use a combination of mechanical engineers (for technical support and problem solving) and experienced, skilled maintenance people to work the assembly line and conduct the final buyoff.
Openness was defined as the extent of your view without obstacles (Buhyoff et al, 1982: Vining et al, 1984; Nasar, 1984; Vining et al, 1984), penetration as the extent of your view past intervening obstacles (Ruddell et al, 1989), depth as the extent of distance of view (Hull and Buyoff, 1983; Pearce and Waters, 1983), and preference as personal liking for the scene.
General Motors' Die Engineering Group in Detroit has developed a new steel buyoff procedure to determine whether the circle grid or thickness measurements on a stamping are acceptable.
From strategies for dealing with challenging and sometimes unfairly prejudiced judges to trying to purchase a firm, underhanded buyoffs and questionable ethical choices, and cases representing the human follies and ironies of all sides, Fair Trials, Legal Process & Other Myths - A Veteran Trial Lawyer's Musings is especially recommended for general-interest fans of legal proceedings, whether fiction such as John Grisham or nonfiction such as consumer self-help guides, the book relies on the author's experiences inside and outside of the courtroom to shed light on behind-the-scenes processes.
Boeing's model-based instructions focus on four areas: producibility and ergonomic analyses; generating 3-D work instructions from digital models; providing networks for distributing online engineering data that is current and cannot be changed; and electronic buyoffs based on the MBI, which will relieve inspectors and customers of the need to interpret blueprints.