Meaning of passalong

pass•a•long

Pronunciation: (pas'u-lông", -long", päs'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of giving or conveying something to another person for additional use: Readership passalong means that three people read every copy of the magazine.
  2. the act, policy, etc., of compensating for increased costs by incorporating them in the price charged a customer or client: a passalong to hotel guests of rising energy costs.
  3. the additional amount charged; surcharge: a passalong of thirty cents per gallon of gas.
—adj.
  1. pertaining to or being a passalong.
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