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counterfoilnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkaʊn.tə.fɔɪl/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/ UK (US also UK stub)
the ​part of a ​ticket, cheque, etc. that is ​kept as a ​record of ​payment
(Definition of counterfoil from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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counterfoilnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkaʊntəfɔɪl/ UK
the ​part of a ​ticket, cheque, etc. which you ​keep as a ​record of ​payment: We suggest that you ​retain the counterfoil as ​proof of ​purchase.
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(Definition of counterfoil from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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