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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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There's a tremendous amount of gray area over what's a kickback and what isn't,'' Bogetich said.
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Finance Minister Olga Lavrova asked government members to be cautious with making statements about 10% kickback demanded in the Finance Ministry system at the government meeting on September 19, reports Tazabek.
When individuals plead guilty to participating in fraud and kickback schemes, it is crucial that they do not then lie to government procurement officials about their conduct," said Bill Baer, the assistant U.
The venue has hosted five fixtures since it reopened, but after having runners at the track last Friday trainer Roger Charlton tweeted: "Luckily I'm too old, too heavy and not good enough to be riding at Wolverhampton, but the kickback looks diabolical, worse than Southwell?
The US Attorney of the Northern District of Alabama announced on September 29th that two former directors of the Alabama Organ Center in Birmingham have agreed to plead guilty to charges of health care and mail fraud involving a kickback scheme with a local funeral home.
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