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Definition of book token in English:

noun

British
A voucher which can be exchanged for books costing up to a specified amount.
Example sentences
  • Besides a book token, they get a badge and certificate.
  • Went out for a walk this afternoon, to spend a book token I got for Christmas, mainly just to see if a bit of retail therapy might snap me out of this melancholy mood.
  • In fact, he accepted a book token from her as the English prize.

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