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"coupon" in British English

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couponnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkuː.pɒn/ us   /ˈkuː.pɑːn/
a piece of paper that can be used to get something without paying for it, or at a reduced price: If you collect ten coupons from the newspaper, you can get a free beach towel.
UK a piece of paper, especially a part of an advertisement in a newspaper or magazine, that a reader can send to an organization in order to get information about its products or services: To find out more about our products, fill in the coupon and send it to us at the address given below.
(Definition of coupon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"coupon" in American English

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couponnoun [C]

us   /ˈku·pɑn, ˈkju-/
a piece of paper that you can use to buy a product or service at a reduced price or to get it free, or to get information: Send in this coupon with your name and address for a free travel brochure. You can collect points from the soda bottles and use them to get discount coupons.
(Definition of coupon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"coupon" in Business English

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couponnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkuːpɒn/ us  
COMMERCE a piece of paper or card that customers can use to buy goods and services at a lower price, or to get them free: This week shoppers can use discount coupons to get money off gasoline.cut out/clip a coupon Clip this coupon for $10 off your next purchase. money-saving/money-off coupons
also coupon rate FINANCE the rate of interest that is paid on a bond: The bonds have a coupon of 6.25 per cent. a high-coupon/low-coupon bond
FINANCE a part of a printed bond that can be separated from it when the bond's owner wants to be paid interest by the issuer (= organization from which it was bought): The Securities of this series are issuable only in registered form without coupons in denominations of $1,000.
(Definition of coupon from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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