anti-kickback

adjective

an·​ti-kick·​back
ˌan-tē-ˈkik-ˌbak,
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

Examples of anti-kickback in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web State and federal authorities said the scheme violated anti-kickback laws and state and federal false claims statutes. Randall Chase, Fortune Well, 25 Dec. 2023 This blade is not only equipped with a high-density tungsten carbide teeth, but a rugged anti-kickback shoulder behind each tooth. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 10 Aug. 2023 Based on information from whistleblowers, prosecutors alleged that NextGen violated the anti-kickback statute by giving up to $10,000 in credits to existing customers whose recommendations of the software led to new sales. Casey Ross Reprints, STAT, 17 July 2023 Also helping was the tool’s circuitry, which has an anti-kickback feature. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 29 June 2023 There’s a smart guard system that offers anti-kickback protection and a guard assembly that protects you from the rotating blade but without an obstructed view. Barbara Bellesi Zito, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Apr. 2023 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

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-kickback was in 1935

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“Anti-kickback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-kickback. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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