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See also: pay back
- (uncountable) An act of revenge.
- They beat us last year, so this year's win was payback.
- (countable) A form of recompense.
2009 February 2, Carol Goar, “You can help cleaners earn decent wages”, in Toronto Star:
- They identify three tangible paybacks.
an act of revenge
a form of recompense