gift certificate

noun
: a certified statement entitling the recipient to select merchandise in the amount stated thereon

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noun, pl ⋯ -cates [count]
US : a piece of paper that is worth a certain amount of money and is given to someone to be used like money to pay for things (such as the products or services of a particular business)

a $10 gift certificate

called also (Brit) gift token (Brit) gift voucher

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ˈgift certificate [gift certificate] (NAmE) (BrE ˈgift voucher, ˈgift token) noun
a piece of paper that is worth a particular amount of money and that can be exchanged for goods in a shop/store
See also:gift token gift voucher

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • gift certificate — ˈgift cerˌtificate noun [countable] a piece of paper worth a particular amount of money which can be exchanged for goods in a shop; = gift token Bre; , gift Ame: • The promotion gives customers gift certificates valued at $25 on purchases over… …   Financial and business terms

  • gift certificate — ☆ gift certificate n. a certificate that can be purchased, as from a store, for presentation as a gift: it entitles the recipient to select merchandise in the amount indicated …   English World dictionary

  • gift certificate — gift′ certif icate n. a certificate entitling the bearer to select merchandise of a specified cash value from a store, presented as a gift …   From formal English to slang

  • gift certificate — gift cer.tificate n AmE a special piece of paper that is worth a particular amount of money when it is exchanged for goods in a shop, often given as a present British Equivalent: gift token …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gift certificate — gift cer,tificate noun count AMERICAN a document that you buy in a store as a present for someone, so they can come to the store later and exchange it for something they want …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gift certificate — a certificate entitling the bearer to select merchandise of a specified cash value from a store, usually presented as a gift. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • gift certificate — noun Date: 1942 a certificate entitling the recipient to receive goods or services of a specified value from the issuer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gift certificate — noun A voucher entitling the bearer to a free product or service, intended to be purchased as a gift …   Wiktionary

  • gift certificate — noun N. Amer. a gift token …   English new terms dictionary

  • gift certificate — noun (C) AmE a special piece of paper that is worth a particular amount of money when it is exchanged for goods in a shop; gift token BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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