payback: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pā'bak"), [key]
- the period of time required to recoup a capital investment.
- the return on an investment: a payback of 15 percent tax-free.
- the act or fact of paying back; repayment.
- something done in retaliation: a really vicious payback for years of being snubbed.
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