contactless Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"contactless" in British English

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contactlessadjective

/ˈkɒn.tækt.ləs/  us /ˈkɑːn-/ specialized
relating to the use of wirelesstechnology to make a ​payment using a creditcard or debitcard, or a ​mobilephone: Our ​debitcards are now contactless and will ​work at contactless ​readersthroughout the UK contactless ​cards contactless ​payment
(Definition of contactless from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"contactless" in Business English

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contactlessadjective

uk   us   /ˈkɒntæktləs/
used to describe ​bankcards, identitycards, etc. that can ​operate by being put ​close to the ​machine that uses them, and that do not have to be put into the ​machine: contactless banking/payment/transaction The ​creditcardcompanyoffers contactless ​payment at 46,000 ​merchantlocations. Visa ​launched its contactless ​card in June 2005. We ​installsystemsproviding contactless ​accesscontrol by smartcard to ​commercialproperties.
(Definition of contactless from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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