Definition of 'payback'
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Now it is payback time for the Kremlin leader. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To win the group after losing to England, it was almost like getting our payback. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We gave only one example of what could go wrong with payback or return on book. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)This would give a payback period of just over three years. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The gang had been tipped off and now it was payback time for this offence. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is little point in dwelling on the deficiencies of payback or return on book. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)And look at the payback the country gets. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Sunday is payback time for all of us. The Sun (2010)It was borrowed from destiny and the random payback time is now. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Critics said last night it was payback time for loan firms. The Sun (2015)The payback period runs into decades. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So this must be payback time. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That was the lesson; there is a payback for effort. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Those new stores see a payback on investment in an average of 30 months. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This suggests a payback period of 60 years on current power prices. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is it worth doing, and what is the likely payback period? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It recognizes that a dollar at the beginning of the payback period is worth more than a dollar at the end of the payback period. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)Now those motorists want payback. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I want to get some payback. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He didn't play a lot and that's the payback you get. The Sun (2013)But he was absolutely right, and now he's getting payback. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The payback period will be longer and it takes longer to see the benefits,' he says. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But they gave us a battering, so yeah, we have a chance to go there and get some payback. The Sun (2011)No, I bet she still wants payback. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'payback'
British English: payback ADJECTIVE
The payback period of a loan is the time in which you are required or allowed to pay it back.
The payback period can be as short as seven years.
- American English: payback
- Brazilian Portuguese: período de recuperação do investimento
- Chinese: 偿付的时期
- European Spanish: de amortización
- French: de remboursement
- German: Rückzahlungs-
- Italian: di rimborso
- Japanese: 返済
- Korean: 상환의
- European Portuguese: período de recuperação do investimento
- Spanish: de amortización
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