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refund

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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refundre‧fund1 /ˈriːfʌnd/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 BPEan amount of money that is given back to you if you are not satisfied with the goods or services that you have paid for 🔊 They refused to give me a refund. 🔊 Return your purchase within 14 days for a full refund. 🔊 You should go down there and demand a refund.2 tax refund
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refundHowever, when the loan is repaid, the company is entitled to a refund of the corporation tax.Existing tickets are valid for the new dates although refunds can be obtained if required form point of purchase.The lawsuits seek not only to stop sales of the product but also civil penalties, court costs and refunds for buyers.The charter was meant to help passengers claim refunds.You can return it within 30 days for a full refund.I would like to apologise to everyone concerned and reassure them that I am doing everything to resolve the matter of refunds.To get direct deposit of your tax refund, file Form 8888 with your return.Call the venue for more information about ticket refunds.give ... refundTicket-holders for the performances will be given a refund.You might visit one site, for example, and read six points that describe when they give refunds.In any case, I had already decided to give her a refund and a-new drier.The distributors say they're prepared to give refunds for safety's sake.
Related topics: Trade
refundre‧fund2 /rɪˈfʌnd/ ●○○ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 BBTto give someone their money back, especially because they are not satisfied with the goods or services they have paid forreimburse 🔊 I took the radio back, and they refunded my money.
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refundThe offer is, apparently, to refund 20% of a fare if a train is more than an hour late.Saturday's concert is canceled, and tickets will be refunded.Salesmen claimed this would be refunded as soon as the seller's allotment letter arrived.The money was refunded only when proof was provided that the migrant had found a job.She argued that BofA underpaid because it used only simple interest in refunding the overcharged fees.We will refund the part of your premium which applies to the rest of the period of the policy.If this should happen to your, please ask for a receipt and we will refund these extra charges.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrefundre‧fund1 /ˈriːfʌnd/ noun [countable]FINANCE a sum of money that is given back to youIf the goods are faulty in any way you will be entitled to a full refund.We don’t give refunds.You can expect to receive a tax refund of £4000.refundre‧fund2 /rɪˈfʌnd/ verb [transitive] to give someone their money back, for example because they are not satisfied with the goods or services they have paid forWe guarantee to refund your money if you are not entirely satisfied.Postal costs will be refunded in full.I enclose a cheque refunding the difference.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
refund
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrefund
he, she, itrefunds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrefunded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave refunded
he, she, ithas refunded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad refunded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill refund
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have refunded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam refunding
he, she, itis refunding
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you, we, theyare refunding
Past
I, he, she, itwas refunding
you, we, theywere refunding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been refunding
he, she, ithas been refunding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been refunding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be refunding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been refunding
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