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"voucher" in British English

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vouchernoun [C]

uk   /ˈvaʊ.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
a ​piece of ​paper that can be used to ​pay for ​particulargoods or ​services or that ​allows you to ​pay less than the ​usualprice for them: The voucher is ​valid between ​July and ​December and ​entitles you to ten ​percent off all ​overseasflights. [usually plural] (also education voucher, school voucher) in the US, a scholarship (= ​money to ​pay for ​studies) that ​allows a ​student to ​attend a ​privateschoolrather than a ​stateschool: Suburban ​voters are ​completely against vouchers.
(Definition of voucher from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"voucher" in American English

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vouchernoun [C]

 us   /ˈvɑʊ·tʃər/
a ​piece of ​paper that is a ​record of ​moneypaid or one that can be used to ​pay for ​particulargoods or ​services: Just ​presentyourtravel voucher to the ​airlineticketagent, and she will give you the ​tickets.
(Definition of voucher from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"voucher" in Business English

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vouchernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈvaʊtʃər/ MONEY
a ​printedpiece of ​paper used to ​pay for particular ​goods or ​services, or to ​pay less than the usual ​price: Anyone ​spending $25 or more will get a $5 voucher to ​spend. The ​company will ​pay most of the ​settlement in ​shares and discount vouchers. a clothing/​food/​housing/​travel voucher The Inland Revenue ​wants to know about ​employeebenefits, ​including vouchers forfood and drink.
ACCOUNTING a ​piece of ​paper that ​shows that ​money has been ​paid for something or that someone's ​accounts are ​correct: You should ​keep all ​copies of ​sales vouchers to ​check off against ​statements. He ​demanded that they go back until each ​overtime voucher could be ​matched with a ​specificjob. Unfortunately the ​payroll vouchers weren't being ​reviewed by ​managers.
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(Definition of voucher from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “voucher”
in Chinese (Simplified) 代金券,票券…
in Turkish fiş, kupon…
in Russian талон…
in Chinese (Traditional) 現金卷,代金券,票券…
in Polish bon, talon, kupon…
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