feedback


feedback
feedback feed‧back [ˈfiːdbæk] noun [uncountable]
1. HUMAN RESOURCES advice or criticism about how well you are doing your job and what you could do to improve. Managers usually give feedback to their employees:

• The line manager judges the trainee's work and provides feedback.

2. MARKETING advice or criticism about products or ideas for new products. Employees or the public usually give this kind of feedback to a company's managers:

• We launched a customer survey to obtain feedback on customer perception of our products, service and performance.

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feedback UK US /ˈfiːdbæk/ noun [U] MARKETING, HR
information about something such as a new product or someone's work, that provides an idea of whether people like it or whether it is good: have feedback (from sb) »

Have you had any feedback from customers about the new soap?

give sb feedback (on/about sth) »

The client has given us some feedback on the design.

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positive/negative feedback

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a feedback form/questionnaire/survey

See also 360-DEGREE FEEDBACK(Cf. ↑360-degree feedback)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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