Definition of rake-off in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrā ˌkäf/


A commission or share of the profits from a deal, especially one that is disreputable.
Example sentences
  • Paramilitaries might get a rake-off from counterfeiting, but not a great deal is known about it.
  • ‘If any of the rake-off is used in the future presidential campaign, it will be a serious scandal,’ Sun said.
  • There will no doubt be other rake-offs involved.

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Syllabification: rake-off

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