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"freebie" in British English

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freebienoun [C]

uk   /ˈfriː.bi/  us   /ˈfriː.bi/ informal
something that is given to you without you having to pay for it, especially as a way of attracting your support for or interest in something: The company's marketing rep was giving out pens and mugs - the usual freebies. The journalists were all given a freebie lunch.
(Definition of freebie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"freebie" in American English

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freebienoun [C]

 us   /ˈfri·bi/ infml
something that is usually sold but that is given to you without your having to pay for it: They’re giving out freebies of a new diet drink.
(Definition of freebie from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"freebie" in Business English

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freebienoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfriːbi/ informal MARKETING
something that you are given by a company or organization without having to pay for it, especially something that advertises a product or makes you want to buy a product
(Definition of freebie from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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