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passalong

[pas-uh-lawng, -long, pahs-]
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noun
  1. the act of giving or conveying something to another person for additional use: Readership passalong means that three people read every copy of the magazine.
  2. the act, policy, etc., of compensating for increased costs by incorporating them in the price charged a customer or client: a passalong to hotel guests of rising energy costs.
  3. the additional amount charged; surcharge: a passalong of thirty cents per gallon of gas.
adjective
  1. pertaining to or being a passalong.

Origin of passalong

First recorded in 1975–80; noun use of verb phrase pass along
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