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coupon Saltos de línea: cou¦pon
Pronunciación: /ˈkuːpɒn/

Definición de coupon en inglés:


1A voucher entitling the holder to a discount off a particular product.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The current rates are $5 per day, $28 per week and a reduced fee if the customer uses available discount coupons.
  • The lesson in all this: Beware those $20 discount coupons and free flights.
  • Besides the trophy, the winning team walked away with attractive goodies, gift and discount coupons sponsored by various organisations.
1.1A detachable ticket entitling the holder to a ration of food, clothes, or other goods, especially in wartime.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Petrol, clothing, meat, sugar and other foods were rationed by coupons.
  • Taking ration coupons for gas and food down at the general store seemed like the most natural thing in the world.
  • The boys he was living with sold ration coupons, so food was always available.
voucher, token, ticket, document, certificate, carnet;
chit, slip, stub, counterfoil, detachable portion, receipt, docket
British informal chitty
North American informal ducat, comp
1.2A detachable portion of a bond which is given up in return for a payment of interest.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Bond certificates used to have paper interest coupons attached.
  • It is the coupon that will be detached and referred to, and that is where you want your claim.
1.3The nominal rate of interest on a fixed-interest security: the stock carries a 10 per cent coupon
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The redemption rate for coupons can be expected to run between 2 and 5 per cent.
  • Because of the convertible option, the coupon and yield on the bond will usually be lower than the interest rate on a bond of similar maturity that is not convertible: but not always.
  • The bonds for $175 million were issued at a face value of $100 with a coupon rate of 2.5 per cent per annum payable every six months.
2A form in a newspaper or magazine which may be sent as an application for a purchase or information.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In magazines or newspapers, coupons may be a part of an advert, as we see in Advert 12.3.
  • We hope readers everywhere - not just in the areas affected - will sign and send the petition coupons back to us.
  • We are backing the appeal, and we include a coupon in the newspaper so readers can send donations or pledge their support.
form, tear-off slip, entry form, application form
2.1British An entry form for a football pool or other competition.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Indeed, to take the argument further, how many people will agree that studying football scores and indeed football pools coupons has raised their geographical knowledge of England.
  • Friday night's editions will carry a race coupon while entry forms are also available from our Deansgate reception.
  • Football coupons were frantically filled and bets were placed on horses and dogs running elsewhere.
3Scottish & Irish A person’s face: he had a big beaming smile on his coupon


[no object] (usually as noun couponing) chiefly US Volver al principio  
1(Of a business) issue or distribute coupons or vouchers offering discounts on particular goods or services: the company announced plans to reduce its couponing and just cut prices instead
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The company will only put $5 million into the launch, with most of that going to couponing and a handful of print ads.
  • Cutting price or couponing have been useful tactics, but we really felt that it didn't do anything to build equity and may even erode it.
  • As sales started to slip, the company embarked on heavy couponing promotions.
1.1(Of a consumer) collect and use coupons or vouchers offering discounts on goods or services: couponing has dropped their monthly grocery budget by upwards of $1,100.00 per month since she’d only been couponing for a few weeks, she didn’t have much of a grocery stockpile built up
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They're all trying to save money however they can - juggling credit cards, couponing, not eating out.
  • Has couponing made us spend more in a given year even though the amount per item was less than normal price?
  • If you enjoy couponing, focus on getting useful freebies, like toothpaste and cleaning products, instead of unhealthy foods.


Early 19th century (denoting a detachable portion of a stock certificate): from French, literally 'piece cut off', from couper 'cut', from Old French colper (see cope1).

  • Our word coupon is borrowed from the French word meaning ‘a piece cut off’, from couper ‘to cut’. In early use a coupon was a detachable portion of a stock certificate which you handed over in return for a payment of interest. It came to be applied to any ticket or voucher that entitles you to something or that you can exchange for goods or cash.



Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The amount that couponers have saved per year has steadily grown and shows no sign of stopping.
  • Shannon has agreed to help me become a couponer.
  • Extreme couponers spend hours on web forums researching deals, then use vouchers with bulk-purchase to maximise savings.

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