Definitions for drawbackˈdrɔˌbæk

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  1. drawback(noun)

    the quality of being a hindrance

    "he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan"

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  1. drawback(Noun)

    A disadvantage; something that detracts or takes away.

    Poor fuel economy is a common drawback among larger vehicles.

  2. drawback(Noun)

    A partial refund of an import fee, as when goods are re-exported from the country that collected the fee.

  3. Origin: draw + back

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  1. Drawback(noun)

    a loss of advantage, or deduction from profit, value, success, etc.; a discouragement or hindrance; objectionable feature

  2. Drawback(noun)

    money paid back or remitted; especially, a certain amount of duties or customs, sometimes the whole, and sometimes only a part, remitted or paid back by the government, on the exportation of the commodities on which they were levied

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  1. Drawback

    Drawback is the name of the fifth album by German band X Marks the Pedwalk. It was released by Zoth Ommog in Europe and Metropolis Records in North America, both in CD format.


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