kickback

[ US /ˈkɪkˌbæk/ ]
[ UK /kˈɪkbæk/ ]
NOUN
  1. a commercial bribe paid by a seller to a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into the transaction
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How To Use kickback In A Sentence

  • He set up 70 ghost companies to receive the kickbacks and valued them at €200 million. Times, Sunday Times
  • Its view: "Accepting payment for moving a patient from a brand name to a generic could be viewed as an antikickback statute violation. Doctors Paid To Prescribe Generic Pills
  • Even on full lock and teasing it with your right foot, the car just glides around with no kickback through the power assisted steering.
  • The Supreme Court ruled that honest-services fraud can still be used to prosecute clear-cut crimes such as bribes or kickbacks, but not in murkier circumstances like the case against Mr. Skilling. Appeals Panel Hears Skilling Argument
  • He is accused of amassing billions of pesos in payoffs from illegal gambling operators and kickbacks from tobacco taxes and questionable government investments while in office.
  • Bankers viewed their role as conscientious scrutinizers of corporate loans, not as seekers of what amounted to kickbacks.
  • Phone companies are alleged to have paid kickbacks in exchange for the licences, costing the taxpayer as much as 25 billion. Times, Sunday Times
  • He set up 70 ghost companies to receive the kickbacks and valued them at €200 million. Times, Sunday Times
  • For example, your real-estate closing attorney does not disclose that he is accepting a "kickback" from the title insurer he has hired to safeguard the home you are purchasing. Gary S. Chafetz: SUPREME COURT FINALLY GUTS HONEST-SERVICE FRAUD
  • In some cases, it is clear that clients were overcharged and there were some examples of the winning bidders providing kickbacks to their rivals. Times, Sunday Times
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