kickback(redirected from kick-backs)
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1. A sharp reaction; a repercussion.
2. Slang A return of a percentage of a sum of money already received, typically as a result of pressure, coercion, or a secret agreement.
1. a strong reaction
2. part of an income paid to a person having influence over the size or payment of the income, esp by some illegal arrangement
3. (intr) to have a strong reaction
4. (intr) (esp of a gun) to recoil
5. to pay a kickback to (someone)
1. a portion of an income or profit given to someone as payment for having made the income possible, esp. as in an underhand scheme involving the use of political or professional influence.
2. a sudden, uncontrolled movement, as of a machine.
|Noun||1.||kickback - a commercial bribe paid by a seller to a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into the transaction|
kickback[ˈkɪkbæk] n (= bribe) → pot m de vin
alleged kickbacks and illegal party financing → des allégations de pots de vin et de financement illégal de partiskick boxing n → kick boxing mkick-off [ˈkɪkɒf] n
[event, activity] → coup m d'envoikick-stand [ˈkɪkstænd] n [motorcycle] → béquille fkick-start [ˈkɪkstɑːrt]
[+ economy, negotiations, process] → donner un coup de fouet à; [+ one's career] → donner un coup de fouet à