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ticket

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtɪkɪt/
TRANSPORT, COMMERCE a printed piece of paper or card which shows that you have paid to go on a trip, see a film, go to an event, etc.: Customers who buy their tickets online will receive a 10% discount. The tickets sold out within minutes.a ticket to sth Two tickets to a Broadway show are included in the price.a ticket for sth Tickets for the concert go on sale tomorrow. Fans worry that the club's new owners will raise ticket prices. The show has already made €2m in advance ticket sales. ticket office/counter/machine Tickets can be purchased online or from the ticket office at the station. bus/plane/train ticket cinema/concert/theatre ticket advance/season ticket cheap/discounted/free ticket non-refundable/refundable tickets
COMMERCE a piece of card put on clothes, furniture, or other goods in stores which shows the price, size, and other details: Check the price on the ticket.
US POLITICS two or more politicians that the public can vote for together in an election: on the ticket They hope that having her on the ticket will appeal to women voters.
→  See also e-ticket , one-way , return ticket , season ticket
(Definition of ticket noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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