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claw·back

 (klô′băk′)
n.
The recovery of money that has been disbursed, as by a government, pension, or company.
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Noun1.clawback - finding a way to take money back from people that they were given in another way; "the Treasury will find some clawback for the extra benefits members received"
regaining, restitution, restoration, return - getting something back again; "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Translations

clawback

[ˈklɔːˌbæk] n (of tax, duty) → recupero
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The auditor general highlighted DCED's use of "clawback provisions," citing two examples of companies that were penalized and forced to repay grant funding they had received for projects.
It only took a few hours for a federal jury to hand down a verdict of more than $3.5 million in the first trial of a clawback case arising from the Tom Petters Ponzi scheme.
At the meeting on Friday, the council plans to discuss whether the recent changes warrant any modifications to Wisconsin's "clawback" rule, which was adopted by the Wisconsin Supreme Court in 2012 and is found in Wis.
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According to a unanimous decision of the four-member National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra), a reduction in consumer class-wise tariff except for lifeline consumers because of the clawback of profits for FY 2014-15 has been approved, reported Dawn.