drawback definition

  • noun:
    • A disadvantage or trouble. See Synonyms at disadvantage.
    • A refund or remittance, particularly a price reduction on responsibilities or taxes for items destined for reexport.
    • A disadvantage; a thing that detracts or eliminates.
    • A partial reimbursement of an import charge, as when goods are re-exported from country that accumulated the fee.
    • A loss of benefit, or deduction from revenue, price, success, etc.; a discouragement or barrier; objectionable feature.
    • Money paid back or remitted; specially, some obligations or traditions, sometimes your whole, and often only a part, remitted or repaid by the government, on the exportation associated with the commodities by which they were levied.
    • Any loss in benefit or impairment of revenue, worth, success, or pleasure; a discouragement or hindrance; a disadvantage.
    • Money or an amount repaid; frequently, a certain amount of duties or traditions dues reimbursed or remitted to an importer as he exports items that he has actually previously brought in and compensated duty on, as, for instance, tobacco, or a lot of excise reimbursed or permitted on exportation of residence manufactures. Abbreviated dbk.
    • In iron-founding, a loose piece in a mold. In brass-founding such a bit is named a false core.
    • the standard of becoming a hindrance
  • verb:
    • pull back or move away or backwards
    • use a surgical tool to hold available (the sides of a wound or an organ)

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