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Noun
/ˈdrôˌbak/,
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drawbacks, plural;
  1. A feature that renders something less acceptable; a disadvantage or problem
    • - the main drawback of fitting catalytic converters is the cost
  2. An amount of excise or import duty remitted on imported goods that the importer reexports rather than sells domestically


  1. the quality of being a hindrance; "he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan"
  2. Drawback is the name of the fifth and final album by German band X Marks the Pedwalk. It was released by Zoth Ommog in Europe and Metropolis Records in North America, both in CD format.
  3. A disadvantage; something that detracts or takes away; A partial refund of an import fee, as when goods are re-exported from the country that collected the fee
  4. (Drawbacks) Positive displacement rotary pumps also have their weaknesses. Because of the nature of the pump, the clearance between the rotating pump and the outer edge must be very close, requiring that the pumps rotate at a slow, steady speed. ...
  5. (Drawbacks) Compressed natural gas vehicles require a greater amount of space for fuel storage than conventional gasoline power vehicles. Since it is a compressed gas, rather than a liquid like gasoline, CNG takes up more space for each gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE). ...
  6. (drawbacks) A practice in which large shippers received the rebate from their competitor’s shipments, after the competitor paid full price.
  7. Articles manufactured or produced in the United States with the use of imported components or raw materials and later exported are entitled to a refund of up to 99 percent of the duty charged on the imported components. The refund of duty is known as a drawback.
  8. Repayment of any part of customs or excise duties previously collected on imported goods, when those goods are exported again.
  9. Import duties or taxes repaid by the government, in whole or in part, when the imported goods are exported or used in the manufacture of exported goods.
  10. The ability to be reimbursed for some or all of the duties paid on imported merchandise at the time of re-exportation.
  11. A government rebate, in whole or in part, of customs duties assessed on imported goods that are subsequently exported as raw materials or components. Drawback regulations and procedures vary among countries. (See the Import Section in the WORLDLINK Import/Export Customer Handbook.)
  12. A rebate (refund) of import duties and taxes.
  13. Refund of all or part of Customs duties paid on imported merchandise which was subsequently either manufactured into a different article or re-exported.
  14. A tax or duty rebate on imported goods that are exported at a later date.
  15. Section of a mold lifted away on a plate or arbor to facilitate removal of the pattern
  16. Operation which automatically reverses liquid flow at the end of a dispense to improve repeatability and string breaking. The drawback volume is generally a fraction of the dispense volume.
  17. Part of a mold of green sand that may be drawn back to clear overhanging portions of the patterns.
  18. A refund of duties paid on imported goods which are substantially further processed and re-exported.
  19. A return or rebate, in whole or in part, of excise taxes previously paid. A drawback is granted when the claimant has complied with certain statutory requirements. For TTB purposes, drawback is not a ‘refund’.
  20. A cross end; an end broken during warping that when repaired was not free or was tied in with an adjacent end or ends overlapping the broken end. The end draws or pulls back when unwound on the slasher.
  21. in relation to any goods manufactured in India and exported, means rebate of duty chargeable on any imported material or excisable material used in manufacture of such goods in India. Goods include imported spares, if supplied with capital goods manufactured in India.