Definition of clawback in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈklôbak/


The recovery of money already disbursed: funds that are not subject to any clawback by the government
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  • Staff can begin liquidating holdings after three years, but may then be subject to a tax clawback, on a sliding scale.
  • If the property is sold before the end of this period, it may result in a clawback of the tax relief already granted.
  • To qualify for the relief, the nursing home must be registered with a health board and it must be retained by investors for 10 years to avoid a clawback of the tax relief.

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Syllabification: claw·back

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