Clawback Claw"back`, v. t. To flatter. [Obs.] --Warner. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • clawback — On a share offer, shares may be placed with placees, subject to a right of clawback to meet applications from shareholders. Shareholders are normally offered the shares in proportion to their existing shareholdings. The clawback usually takes the …   Law dictionary

  • Clawback — Claw back , a. Flattering; sycophantic. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Like a clawback parasite. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clawback — Claw back , n. A flatterer or sycophant. [Obs.] Take heed of these clawbacks. Latimer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • clawback — noun a) A rule that permits a party to take back evidentiary materials that were mistakenly turned over to the other party, but to which the other party would not have been entitled. The airline got a clawback provision in the event of failure of …   Wiktionary

  • Clawback — 1. Money or benefits that are distributed and then taken back as a result of special circumstances. 2. A retraction of stock prices or of the market in general. 1. Purchasing certain investments provides taxable benefits contingent upon holding… …   Investment dictionary

  • clawback — noun finding a way to take money back from people that they were given in another way the Treasury will find some clawback for the extra benefits members received • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain… …   Useful english dictionary

  • clawback — noun see claw back …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • clawback — 1) Money that a government takes back from members of the public by taxation, especially through the higher rate of income tax, having given the money away in benefits, such as retirement pensions. Thus the money is clawed back from those who… …   Big dictionary of business and management

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