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  • n. Plural form of payback.

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Examples

  • You will have high interest rates, short-term paybacks, and plenty of red tape.

    Creating Wealth

  • Governments would have to do it instead, because, unlike private financiers dogged by shareholders in search of near-term paybacks, governments could assume the risks and bear the responsibilities of investments that might take decades to mature.

    THE COMMANDING HEIGHTS

  • "All of those things help you allow the city to put in the things that are longer-term paybacks like ... big equipment like the air handlers and the chillers," said Joe Christie, a manager with Pepco.

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  • What's more, most of the spending that comes in FY2012 or later is either for projects that simply take more than two years to complete (highways, school repairs) or infrastructure improvements that have long-term paybacks (renewable energy programs).

    Political Animal

  • Sure, area progressives are usually the only machines that pay the really big bucks, but the long-term paybacks on these machines are usually the lowest in the casino, and at 30 million to one odds against, your chances of hitting the big one are a teensy weensy bit better than zilch.

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  • Germany's renewables sector has rocketed, thanks to a system that guarantees long-term paybacks at above-market rates for cleanly generated power.

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  • For example, products like QUANTOS and our intelligence sensor management system in process analytics bring great short term paybacks to customers.

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  • What’s more, most of the spending that comes in FY2012 or later is either for projects that simply take more than two years to complete (highways, school repairs) or infrastructure improvements that have long-term paybacks (renewable energy programs).

    Coyote Blog » 2009 » January

  • Factoring in those so-called paybacks, the Treasury estimates that its commitments for rescue programs so far total $565.5 billion.

    Treasury Has $134.5 Billion Left in TARP

  • While the paybacks could be a signal that the banking industry is stabilizing, analysts say it is far from a clean bill of health, and some said it was too soon to let the banks give back the money.

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