buyoff


buyoff
/buy"awf', -of'/, n. Informal.
an act or instance of buying off; payment or bribe: The increased retirement benefit was a buyoff for employees who wanted salary increases.
[n. use of v. phrase buy off]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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