buyoff

[ bahy-awf, -of ]
/ ˈbaɪˌɔf, -ˌɒf /

noun Informal.

an act or instance of buying off; payment or bribe: The increased retirement benefit was a buyoff for employees who wanted salary increases.

Nearby words

  1. buyer's remorse,
  2. buyers' inflation,
  3. buyers' market,
  4. buyers' strike,
  5. buying power,
  6. buyout,
  7. buys ballot's law,
  8. buys-ballot's law,
  9. buyup,
  10. buzau

Origin of buyoff

noun use of verb phrase buy off

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