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Definition of cash back noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    cash back

    (also cash-back) noun
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  1. 1[uncountable] if you ask for cash back when you are paying for goods in a store with a debit card (= a plastic card that takes money directly from your bank account), you get a sum of money in cash, that is added to your bill Would you like cash back? Customers are allowed up to $30 cash back on each purchase.
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] a sum of money that is offered to people who buy particular products or services There's $200 cash back on this computer if you buy before January 31. Choose our First-time Buyer's Mortgage and get up to $1,500 cash back to buy those essential items for your new home!