give-up

give-up

[giv-uhp]
noun
1.
something conceded or relinquished; concession: Labor has balked at any more give-ups in the contract talks.
2.
Stock Exchange.
a.
a commission shared among two or more stockbrokers.
b.
a part of a commission that constitutes a single such share.

Origin:
1965–70; noun use of verb phrase give up

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