Definition Of drawback


a feature that renders something less acceptable; a disadvantage or problem.

the main drawback of fitting catalytic converters is the cost

an amount of excise or import duty remitted on imported goods that the importer re-exports rather than sells domestically.

On the trade front, subsidies and duty drawbacks on inputs for exported goods were frequently used to promote exports.

Example Of drawback

  • As good an Idea as this is for their benefit, there are many drawbacks and limitations due to the current track arrangement.

  • At the same time, the market expectation is that there is not likely to be any big relief on taxes and duty drawbacks .

  • Before registering, the parliaments had the power to send the king remonstrances pointing out flaws or drawbacks in the new laws.

  • Both have good color rendering, but have drawbacks when they're used outdoors.

  • Conference time by the seaside still has immense drawbacks .

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