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proof-of-purchase

Syllabification: proof-of-pur·chase

Definition of proof-of-purchase in English:

adjective

Designating a feature or symbol on a product that can be removed by the buyer to prove that the product was purchased, in order to claim a rebate or refund.
Example sentences
  • ‘It has recently started to crop up here,’ Danard said of Vancouver's system, which operates on a proof-of-purchase system in which tickets are examined by an inspector.
  • The promo also includes an offer with CompuServe for three months of free Internet service with three proof-of-purchase seals.

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