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coupon

Pronunciation: /ˈkuːpɑːn; ˈkuːpɒn/

Translation of coupon in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (voucher — for discount) vale (masculine); (— in rationing) cupón (masculine) de racionamiento
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (form — in advertisement) cupón (masculine); (— for competition) boleto (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 [Finance] cupón (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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