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Definition of 'goodwill'

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Your account has also been credited with 100 as a gesture of goodwill. The Sun (2016)The debt has finally been wiped and you have received 100 as a goodwill gesture. The Sun (2016)It will waive the normal administration fees that go with this, as a gesture of goodwill. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is also sending you a cheque for 500 as a gesture of goodwill. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It also gave you an extra 45 as a goodwill gesture. The Sun (2016)As a goodwill gesture, we have refunded the fees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They also gave you six months' free line rental for your phone as a gesture of goodwill. The Sun (2016)You've received a refund of any extra payments made and a 100 goodwill gesture. The Sun (2016)You've also been given 100 as a goodwill gesture. The Sun (2016)He most certainly did not regard himself as a goodwill ambassador for the game. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Is it a way of harnessing the goodwill of young people to head off global warming? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The most common intangible fixed asset is goodwill. Harrison, John Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)And we will quickly lose the international goodwill which a more generous attitude has earned us in the past. Dyson, Freeman Infinite in All Directions (1989)This will be based on the assets of the business on its balance sheet plus the value of any goodwill. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There was an overwhelming, spontaneous feeling of goodwill towards him from pretty much the whole paddock. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We will offer 20 per cent off the bill as a goodwill gesture. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The logic of buying it before was there was some goodwill value, based on the brand. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We offered 25 as a goodwill gesture. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The bank has also credited your account with 150 as a gesture of goodwill. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It wants to refund that and offer you 250 as a gesture of goodwill. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It also offered 25 as a gesture of goodwill. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A time of peace and goodwill to all people. The Sun (2012)It is based on the false idea that remuneration is something more than a price and that people of goodwill can fix it by working together. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the goodwill of the gesture rapidly runs out when there is nobody to meet them at the airport and they inadvertently board the wrong bus. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When the government asked him to tour abroad as a goodwill ambassador for a free nation, the irony was not lost on him. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The more sustainable the advantages and the more benefits they provide to the business, the higher the goodwill value is likely to be. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The vast majority return home and potentially remain goodwill ambassadors for the UK for the rest of their lives. Times, Sunday Times (2015)May all people of goodwill today join together to work for a more just, a more healthy and a more prosperous nation and a peaceful planet. Christianity Today (2000)The insurer wrote down the goodwill value in its American operations, which is effectively its value on top of its assets. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In time buyers will come knocking and the underlying value of his goodwill, seasonal and otherwise, will come the fore. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

Synonyms of 'goodwill'

friendliness, favour, friendship, benevolence

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Translations for 'goodwill'

British English: goodwill NOUN
Goodwill is a friendly or helpful attitude towards other people, countries, or organizations.
I invited them to dinner, a gesture of goodwill.
  • American English: goodwill
  • Brazilian Portuguese: boa vontade
  • Chinese: 友好
  • European Spanish: buena voluntad
  • French: bonne volonté
  • German: Wohlwollen
  • Italian: buona volontà
  • Japanese: 善意
  • Korean: 호의
  • European Portuguese: boa vontade
  • Spanish: buena voluntad

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