Definition of 'payoff'
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So the whole thing is worthwhile because they get such a payoff in the end. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is understood that he will not receive any payoff. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They have banked big payoffs and then moved on to lucrative new posts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Councils have been allowed to give generous payoffs to chief executives if they were not wanted. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is suddenly a much larger payoff than under the current system for not being disliked. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was obvious he was getting a payoff from being pinned down. Times, Sunday Times (2009)All of which is great as far as it goes but it needs a bigger payoff. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And they are the ones being given huge payoffs and compensation? The Sun (2013)He used his payoff to get a degree and ended up selling steel services around the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What would it take to be removed from a senior public sector post without getting a fat payoff? Times, Sunday Times (2014)He did not receive a payoff. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He left last year with a 1m payoff after the company had issued three profit warnings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She was given a payoff and asked to sign a confidentiality agreement, sources said. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is expected he will receive a six-figure payoff. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If both packages give the same payoff, they must sell for the same price. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The manager was owed 85,000 and that was the only way to get the payoff. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet thousands like her cannot leave their Jobs voluntarily as they would forfeit any payoffs from the company. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As we will see in the next chapter, such an approach is likely to have an enormous payoff. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)I bet she isn't getting a big payoff for trying to do her job. The Sun (2008)There is one big payoff, literally, for the consumer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The media suggested he'd receive a payoff as high as 40 million. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No doctor or nurse has been struck off as a result of the scandal, and bosses at the hospital left with big payoffs for lucrative jobs elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Knowing his luck, before leaving Mexico he probably used his large payoff to invest in a company that makes face masks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This might include being made redundant with a large payoff, going on a long holiday, winning a prize or taking up a new hobby. Coping with Angina (1990)
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Translations for 'payoff'
British English: payoff NOUN
The payoff from an action is the advantage or benefit that you get from it.
The payoffs from such a breakthrough would be enormous.
Definition of payoff from the Collins English Dictionary
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