Draw"back`(?), n. 1. A loss of advantage, or deduction from profit, value, success, etc.; a discouragement or hindrance; objectionable feature.
The avarice of Henry VII . . . . must be deemed a drawback from the wisdom ascribed to him.Hallam.
(Com.) Money paid back or remitted; especially, a certain amount of duties or customs, sometimes the whole, and sometimes only a part, remitted or paid back by the government, on the exportation of the commodities on which they were levied.
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