ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-kickback (audio)
variants or less commonly antikickback
: serving or intended to prevent or punish the giving or taking of kickbacks
anti-kickback statutes

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In turn, the Department of Justice joined a lawsuit accusing Modern Vascular of violating federal anti-kickback laws by compensating podiatrists and other doctors for referrals and ripping off Medicare to the tune of $50 million. Michael Braga, The Arizona Republic, 22 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-kickback was in 1935

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-kickback.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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