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payout

[pey-out] /ˈpeɪˌaʊt/
noun
1.
an act or instance of paying, expending, or disbursing.
2.
money paid, expended, or disbursed, as a dividend or winning:
He went to the betting window to collect his payout.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; noun use of verb phrase pay out
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payout

n.

1904, from pay (v.) + out. Originally in reference to oil wells that produced enough to justify the expense of drilling them.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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