Pronunciation: /rɪˈfʌnd /[with object]
- 1Pay back (money), typically to a customer who is not satisfied with goods or services bought: if you’re not delighted with your purchase, we guarantee to refund your money in fullMore example sentences
- From a legal perspective, it is revealing that Apple has decided to refund money to customers who paid for the repair.
- The only thing we could do was apologise and refund customers' money.
- Mrs Seddon, a secretary, and her husband, a retired headmaster, have been told P & O is refunding every passenger's fare and giving 25 per cent compensation to be used towards another cruise with the company.
- 1.1Pay back money to: I’ll refund you for the apples and any other damageMore example sentences
- In some cases, it was claimed that customers were not refunded the difference when the substitutes cost less.
- The promoter indicated via the media that ticket holders would be refunded their money.
- Greater transparency is being sought to convince farmers that they are being properly refunded for the VAT paid on inputs.
Pronunciation: /ˈriːfʌnd /Back to top
- A repayment of a sum of money: you may be allowed to claim a refund of the taxMore example sentences
- This enables the parish to claim tax refunds on monies received.
- Tourists wishing to claim their tax refunds must obtain tax forms from the authorized VAT store where the merchandise was purchased at the time of purchase.
- So you can file amended returns to claim tax refunds for these up to seven years back.
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- A deposit of €10 per child, non refundable is required.
- Capital contributions may - or may not - be refundable and may be forfeited if the policyholder cancels or does not renew the insurance.
- This payment is not refundable if the CDs don't sell.
late Middle English (in the senses 'pour back' and 'restore'): from Old French refonder or Latin refundere, from re- 'back' + fundere 'pour', later associated with the verb fund. The noun dates from the mid 19th century.