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"warranty" in British English

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warrantynoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɒr.ən.ti/  us   /ˈwɔːr.ən.t̬i/
a written ​promise from a ​company to ​repair or ​replace a ​product that ​develops a ​fault within a ​particularperiod of ​time, or to do a ​piece of ​work again if it is not ​satisfactory: The warranty covers the ​carmechanically for a ​year, with ​unlimitedmileage.
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(Definition of warranty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"warranty" in American English

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warrantynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌwɑr·ənˈti, ˌwɔr-/
a written ​promise by a ​company to ​repair or ​replace a ​product that ​breaks within a ​fixedperiod of ​time or do again a ​piece of ​work that is not ​satisfactory: [C] a five-year warranty [U] I’ve had ​problems with the ​car, but it’s still under warranty.
(Definition of warranty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"warranty" in Business English

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warrantynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈwɒrənti/ (plural warranties) COMMERCE, LAW
a written promise from a ​company or a ​person to ​repair or ​replace a ​product that you ​buy from them if it develops a ​fault within a ​fixedperiod of ​time: under warranty The ​laptop can be ​repaired for ​free if it's still under warranty. a manufacturer's/one-year warranty warranty ​claim/​period/​terms
(Definition of warranty from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “warranty”
in Chinese (Simplified) (商品的)保修单,保修卡…
in Turkish garanti, garanti belgesi…
in Russian гарантия…
in Chinese (Traditional) (商品的)保用單,保用卡…
in Polish gwarancja…
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