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"receipt" in British English

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receiptnoun

uk   /rɪˈsiːt/  us   /rɪˈsiːt/
  • receipt noun (PIECE OF PAPER)

A2 [C] (US also sales slip) a piece of paper that proves that money, goods, or information have been received: Make sure you are given a receipt for everything you buy.

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(Definition of receipt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"receipt" in American English

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receiptnoun

 us   /rɪˈsit/
  • receipt noun (PAPER)

[C] a piece of paper which proves that money or goods have been received: Ask the taxi driver for a receipt.
  • receipt noun (RECEIVING)

[U] fml the act of receiving something, esp. of money or goods: We are awaiting receipt of your check.
(Definition of receipt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"receipt" in Business English

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receiptnoun

uk   us   /rɪˈsiːt/
[C] (US sales slip, sales check) COMMERCE a piece of paper that shows the price of something that you have bought and proves that you have paid for it: Can I have a receipt?get/keep/retain a receipt Always get a receipt when you withdraw cash from a machine. a credit card receipt
[U] the act of receiving something: I acknowledge receipt of the sum of £10,000. Land stock of low initial cost may rise a hundredfold in value upon receipt of planning approval. We will send an acknowledgement within two working days of receipt.
receipts
ACCOUNTING the total amount of money received by a business or government: The economy experienced lower than expected export receipts. Tobacco tax receipts fell by $6.9 million or about 1.1%. cash/box-office receiptsreceipts rise/fall According to OECD figures, receipts rose in 17 out of 24 advanced economies in 2005.
(Definition of receipt from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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