Definition of gift certificate in English:

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gift certificate

Pronunciation: /ɡift ˌsərˈtifəkāt/

noun

North American
A voucher given as a present that is exchangeable for a specified cash value of goods or services from a particular place of business.
Example sentences
  • For those thinking about buying a surfboard for Christmas, maybe the best idea is to get a gift certificate to a retailer that is good for six months.
  • I may also use part of my spa gift certificate for a facial.
  • Even with all that was put up we didn't quite get to $1000 so I gave her the remainder as a gift certificate.

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Syllabification: gift cer·tif·i·cate

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