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the recovery of previously dispensed or protected money or benefits through a contractual provision or tax law, typically triggered to counter a shortfall in financial performance or offset a liability (often used attributively): One executive’s clawback exceeded fifty million dollars.Most public companies have clawback provisions, but boards choose not to invoke them.
verb phraseclaw back [klaw-bak] /ˈklɔ ˈbæk/
to require the return of (money or benefits): The government will claw back subsidy payments from households in the higher of the two income brackets.
to recover (a previously held asset or status) with substantial effort: The reigning champions were unable to claw back a playoff berth after their dismal regular season.
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is commonly used with other verbs to express intention?