kickback

Definition

An illegal, secret payment made in return for a referral which resulted in a transaction or contract.

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Our company CEO was fired when the board of directors learned he had arranged a kickback from the buyer of our corporate jet.

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Yes he is very interested in making this project as lucrative as possible, as head of the project he gets a %15 kickback on everything over our target.

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Many doctors will misdiagnose their patients and prescribe an array of costly medications due to the fact pharmaceutical companies pay them lucrative kickback amounts of money.

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