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Overview page. Subjects: Law.

A form of physical punishment, commonly spearing, for the breach of social norms. Payback can be distinguished from a vendetta because it has the purpose of restoring equilibrium to...

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payback

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 67 words.

A form of physical punishment, commonly spearing, for the breach of social norms. Payback can be distinguished from a vendetta

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payback

Edited by Audrey Blunden.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 67 words.

A form of physical punishment, commonly spearing, for the breach of social norms. Payback can be distinguished from a vendetta

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payback

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 67 words.

A form of physical punishment, commonly spearing, for the breach of social norms. Payback can be distinguished from a vendetta

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payback

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

A form of physical punishment, commonly spearing, for the breach of social norms. Payback can be distinguished from a vendetta because it has the purpose of restoring equilibrium to...

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Payback

David P. Barash and Judith Eve Lipton.

June 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Social Psychology. 224 pages.

From the child taunted by her playmates to the office worker who feels stifled in his daily routine, people frequently take out their pain and anger on others, even those who had nothing to...

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The ‘Payback Framework’ explained

Claire Donovan and Stephen Hanney.

in Research Evaluation

September 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

The Payback Framework, originally developed to examine the ‘impact’ or ‘payback’ of health services research, is explained. The Payback Framework is a research tool used to facilitate data...

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payback period method

Overview page. Subjects: Accounting.

A method of capital budgeting in which the time required before the projected cash inflows for a project equal the investment expenditure is calculated; this time is compared to a required...

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discounted payback method

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services — Accounting.

A method of capital budgeting in which managers calculate the time required before the forecast discounted cash inflows from an investment will equal the initial investment expenditure (seenull...

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payback

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Financial analytic technique which involves calculating the number of time periods required before the initial investment is returned to the investor (cf. price–earnings ratio). The time...

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payback

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 15 words.

The ratio of the savings or income from a project to its capital cost.

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