Definition of voucher in English:

voucher

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Pronunciation: /ˈvaʊtʃə
 
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noun

  • 1A small printed piece of paper that entitles the holder to a discount, or that may be exchanged for goods or services.
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    • Junior season-ticket holders must exchange their vouchers for a ticket.
    • The privatization process began in late 1992, after all citizens had become entitled to a voucher that could be exchanged for shares in the new private companies.
    • All entrants will receive £20 worth of discount vouchers for Vodafone services.
    Synonyms
    coupon, token, ticket, document, certificate, licence, permit, carnet, pass, paper, card, form, deed; chit, slip, stub, docket
    British informal chitty
    North American informal ducat, comp
  • 1.1chiefly British A receipt.
    More example sentences
    • Tangretti provided copies of his vouchers, receipts and backup documentation for last year, except for itemized lists of phone charges.
    • Along with cash, police said they were told the vault contained receipts and vouchers which detailed how funds should be received and disbursed.
    • You will also need share vouchers, and certificates of deduction of tax from bank and building society accounts.

Origin

early 17th century: from vouch.

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