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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 ​reducedprice: If you collect ten coupons from the ​newspaper, you can get a ​freebeachtowel.
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 ​itsproducts or ​services: To ​find out more about ​ourproducts, ​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 ​reducedprice or to get it ​free, or to get ​information: Send in this coupon with ​yourname and ​address for a ​freetravelbrochure. You can ​collectpoints from the ​sodabottles 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   us   /ˈkuːpɒn/
COMMERCE a ​piece of ​paper or ​card that ​customers can use to ​buygoods and ​services at a ​lowerprice, 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 ​percent. a high-coupon/low-coupon ​bond
FINANCE a ​part of a ​printedbond that can be ​separated from it when the bond's ​ownerwants to be ​paidinterest by the issuer (= ​organization from which it was ​bought): The Securities of this ​series are issuable only in ​registeredform without coupons in ​denominations of $1,000.
(Definition of coupon from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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