2. Noun. A reduction in pay or conditions as a result of unfavourable economic conditions. ¹
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Definition of Giveback
1. a worker's benefit given back to management [n -S]
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Literary usage of Giveback
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ohio Educational Monthly by Ohio Education Association (1906)
"Analyze or diagram the stanza given below: Oh for one hour of youthful joy! giveback my twentieth spring! I'd rather laugh, a bright-haired boy, Than reign, ..."
2. One Hundred Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices by David Herschell Edwards (1891)
"Give back, give back ! the years within thy keeping, Oh, cruel tyrant, Time I giveback, give back! lost childhood's laughing, weeping, That are no longer ..."