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kick·back

 (kĭk′băk′)
n.
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.

kickback

(ˈkɪkˌbæk)
n
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
vb (adverb)
3. (intr) to have a strong reaction
4. (intr) (esp of a gun) to recoil
5. to pay a kickback to (someone)

kick•back

(ˈkɪkˌbæk)

n.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kickback - a commercial bribe paid by a seller to a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into the transaction
bribe, payoff - payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment

kickback

noun bribe, payoff, backhander (slang), enticement, share, cut (informal), payment, gift, reward, incentive, graft (informal), sweetener (slang), inducement, sop, recompense, hush money (slang), payola (informal), allurement a nationwide web of alleged kickbacks and illegal party financing
Translations

kickback

[ˈkɪkbæk] N
1.soborno m, coima f (S. Cone) , mordida f (Mex)
2. (fig) → reacción f, resaca f, contragolpe m

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 nkick boxing mkick-off [ˈkɪkɒf] n
[football match] → coup m d'envoi
The kick-off is at 10 o'clock → Le coup d'envoi est à 10 heures.
[event, activity] → coup m d'envoikick-stand [ˈkɪkstænd] n [motorcycle] → béquille fkick-start [ˈkɪkstɑːrt]
vt
[+ economy, negotiations, process] → donner un coup de fouet à; [+ one's career] → donner un coup de fouet à
[+ motorcycle] → démarrer au kick
n
to give a kick start to sth [+ economy, career] → donner un coup de fouet à qchkick-starter [ˈkɪkstɑːrr] n [motorcycle] → kick m

kickback

[ˈkɪkˌbæk] ntangente f
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Preliminary investigation by ICPC revealed that Masari allegedly received several millions of naira as kickback between May and October, 2014, for the contracts awarded.
AT least eight officials of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) are facing a complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman for allegedly demanding kickback from the contractor of the airport's security-fence project.
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