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Meaning of payback

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: financial return or reward (especially returns equal to the
           initial investment)
      2: the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for
         something harmful that they have done) especially in the next
         life; "Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord"--
         Romans 12:19; "For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation
         is too great to look for mere revenge"--James Garfield; "he
         swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him"; "the swiftness
         of divine retribution" [syn: {vengeance}, {retribution},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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