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rebate

Pronunciation: /ˈriːbeɪt/

Translation of rebate in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (repayment) reembolso (masculine), devolución (feminine); (discount) descuento (masculine) overcharged customers will receive a rebate los clientes a quienes se les ha cobrado de más, recibirán un reembolso
    Example sentences
    • If you are on a low income you may be able to claim a rebate on your rent and council tax.
    • Tax rebates for dividends and capital gains will help reduce the cost of equity for companies in the knowledge sector.
    • The difficulty will be that such a tax would be seen as yet another attack on the middle class, who could also face cuts to their pension contribution tax rebates and higher university tuition fees.
    Example sentences
    • The industry over builds and offers incentives - discounts and rebates - thereby losing money on each car that never should have built in the first place.
    • I guess they must have great ways to make the money back from the rebate of all goods their customers buy in Hong Kong.
    • Best of all, when you buy a cell phone from us and transfer your number, you will still qualify for all of our great rebates and discounts.

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