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giveback

or give-back

[ giv-bak ]
/ ˈgɪvˌbæk /
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noun
(in union negotiations) a reduction in employee wages or benefits conceded by a union in exchange for other benefits or in recognition of depressed economic conditions: Givebacks have not slowed the number of shutdowns.
something returned, rebated, etc.: Givebacks to dealers have increased car sales.
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Origin of giveback

First recorded in 1975–80; noun use of verb phrase give back
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