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noun [C] (PRICE CARD)    /ˈtɪk.ɪt/
a piece of card or paper that is put on an object to show its size or price: a price ticketCosts and expenses a note telling you that you must pay some money as a punishment for not obeying a rule or law: a parking ticketPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
(Definition of ticket noun (PRICE CARD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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